Cheryl Lamont Probation CEO with Francis Fitzsimons JAM Card holder and Emma Fitzsimons NOW Group trainer. Probation becomes JAM Card Friendly by training its staff to respond to the Just A Minute card carried by people with learning difficulties and communication barriers.
Today, the Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Cllr Howard Thornton, officially opened the new office for Probation. The new office is located in the Sperrin Centre along with other Justice partner organisations such as the Youth Justice Agency. Probation supervises a number of people on community sentences within the Omagh area to guide … Continue reading Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Chair opens Probation’s new office in Sperrin Centre
Today marks PBNI’s 400th Board meeting since the Board was first established in 1982. Speaking at today’s Board meeting Chairman Vilma Patterson said: “The 400th Board meeting is an opportunity to mark the contribution made by the Board to reducing reoffending and building safer communities in Northern Ireland over the last 36 years. “The Probation … Continue reading Probation Board marks its 400th meeting
PBNI held a lunchtime seminar on ‘Rehabilitation’ under the theme of Justice in Transition on 4th June at 12pm in PBNI Headquarters. The seminar focused on how mental health interventions and PBNI Programmes contribute to rehabilitation.
Extern, the leading social justice charity, will this week celebrate the launch of its new cross-border ‘Positive Learning’ project for the North West region.
The third annual probation seminar took place on 15 March 2018 at the Long Gallery in Stormont Parliament Buildings, Belfast.
A new pilot, focussed on changing the behaviours of those who are convicted of domestic violence related offences, has been launched today at Londonderry Magistrates’ Court. The pilot will allow the Judge to refer offenders – who have been convicted of a domestic violence or abuse offence – to an intensive and innovative new Domestic … Continue reading New pilot programme aims to tackle root cause of domestic violence
Today an Evaluation report of the Enhanced Combination Order was launched.
The eighth annual Cross-Border Public Protection Advisory Group (PPAG) Seminar is being held in Belfast today, Friday 10th November 2017.
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