Offender Management
08 Jun 2010
Reducing re-offending in partnership. Annual one day conference. Held at Cavendish Conference Centre, London

With contributions from leading experts in the field, this conference brought together representatives from all corners of the criminal justice arena to build on achievements and innovative best practices by increasing dialogue between stakeholders in the management of offenders.

Programme
09:50
Professor Jon Silverman, Media and Criminal Justice, University of Bedfordshire
Welcome and introduction by Chair

10:00
Phil Wheatley, Director-General, National Offender Management Service
Keynote address

10:20
Paul McDowell, Chief Executive, NACRO
Changing Lives, Reducing Crime

10:40
Clive Martin, Director, Clinks
Working with the Third Sector

10:55
Panel discussion: Partnership in Action
Caroline Marsh, Director of Offender Management, National Offender Management Service North West Martin Stevens, Project Director, Diamond Initiative, London Criminal Justice Partnership Mark Ellery, Regional Partnership Lead, NOMS South West Clive Martin, Director, Clinks

11:40
Refreshments and networking
12:10
Seminar A: Lessons from the Bradley Review: Addressing mental health service provisions
Dominic Williamson, Chief Executive, Revolving Doors Agency PC Richard Harwin, Mental Health Intervention Officer, Metropolitan Police

12:10
Seminar B: Veterans in the Justice system
Harry Fletcher, Assistant General Secretary, NAPO

12:10
Seminar C: Investing in offenders and ex-offenders (a networking session with employers)
Val Lowman, Managing Director, BeOnSite: Bovis Lend Lease Iqbal Wahhab, Founder of Roast Restaurant and member of the Advisory Board of Mosaic: Young Muslim Offenders Mentoring Project Julian Hosking, Director of Learning and Skills, HMP Wandsworth

13:00
Buffet lunch and networking
14:00
Jonathan Aitken, Chairman, Centre for Social Justice’s Policy Study Group on Prison Reform and Trevor Philpott OBE, Director, Life Change UK
Locked up potential: Breaking the offending cycle

14:05
Jonathan Aitken, Chairman, Centre for Social Justice’s Policy Study Group on Prison Reform
Locked up potential: Breaking the offending cycle

14:15
Trevor Philpott OBE, Director, Life Change UK
Locked up potential: Breaking the offending cycle

14:25
Ian Mulheirn, Director, Social Market Foundation
Breaking down the silos, encouraging innovation: the SMF accountability model

14:40
Paul Hindson, Head of Offender Management Team, Ministry of Justice
Delivering integrated offender management

15:00
Debbie Hall, Assistant Director, Reducing Re-offending, HMP Doncaster - Serco
Comparative best practice cases from privately and publicly run prisons

15:25
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:35
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:50
Seminar D: Creating safe and stronger communities through sustainable solutions
Lindsey Poole, Chief Executive, Thames Valley Partnership

15:50
Seminar E: The Scaled Approach: How it makes a difference
Mike Goldman, Community Safety and Youth Offending Strategic Manager, Youth Offending Team (YOT) Neath Port Talbot Sharon Howells, Senior Practitioner, YOT Neath Port Talbot

15:50
Seminar F: Women in the criminal justice system: Corston and beyond
Wendy Cranmer, The Griffins Society Trustee and ex offender Kim Davis, Research and Information Officer, The Griffins Society and ex offender

17:00
Jonathan Aitken, Chairman, Centre for Social Justice’s Policy Study Group on Prison Reform
Interview