Probation holds lunchtime seminar “The Voice of Victims”

PBNI held a lunchtime seminar “The Voice of Victims” on 21st February at 12pm in Probation Board Headquarters.

The seminar was to mark European Victims of Crime Day which takes place on 22nd February 2019.

The capacity full seminar saw Gillian Montgomery, Probation Assistant Director and Geraldine Hanna, Victim Support NI Chief Executive, speak about the issues surrounding victims of crime and how Probation assists those victims through its Victim Information Unit.

Gillian Montgomery, Probation Assistant Director, Dave Wall, Probation Board Member and Chair of Policy and Practice Committee, and Geraldine Hanna, Victim Support NI Chief Executive, at the Probation Board lunchtime seminar “The Voice of Victims”. 

There was a presentation by staff giving a practical example of Probation’s Victim Information Unit use of Restorative Practice with victims before a question and answer session took place.