Effective practice in resettlement

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Cracknell, M. 2023. Effective practice in resettlement. Manchester, UK HM Inspectorate of Probation.
TitleEffective practice in resettlement
AuthorsCracknell, M.
Abstract

HM Inspectorate of Probation is committed to reviewing, developing and promoting the evidence base for high-quality probation and youth offending services. Academic Insights are aimed at all those with an interest in the evidence base. We commission leading academics to present their views on specific topics, assisting with informed debate and aiding understanding of what helps and what hinders probation and youth offending services.
This report was kindly produced by Dr Matt Cracknell, reviewing the evidence base on how best to support people as they leave prison and transition back into the community. Six key principles for effective resettlement practice are set out, highlighting the importance of working co-productively as early as possible, maintaining relationships and providing continuity of support, recognising intersectionality, accessing a wide network of community resources, and balancing monitoring and risk management with genuine rehabilitative and reintegrative support. For the principles to be realised, practitioners need to be given the time and resources to adopt an individualised and collaborative approach, and any exclusions that individuals face as they leave custody need to be minimised to enable them to fully integrate into the community.

Sustainable Development Goals16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
Middlesex University ThemeSustainability
LanguageEnglish
ISBN
Hardcover9781915468567
PublisherHM Inspectorate of Probation
Place of publicationManchester, UK
Publication dates
Print27 Jan 2023
Publication process dates
Deposited06 Dec 2022
Accepted30 Nov 2022
Output statusPublished
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