Offender Management
07 Jul 2011
Reducing re-offending in partnership. 4th Annual Conference. Held at Westminster Studio, 10 Greycoat Place, London, SW1

Headline Speakers

Bringing together representatives from police, probation, local authorities and voluntary organisations with expert speakers in the field, this event looked at specific outcomes from the Justice Green Paper, including the rehabilitation revolution, the role of the voluntary and private sectors and payments by result.

Programme
10:00
Helen Cantrell, Chief Executive, SOVA
Volunteer mentoring - just a fashion or a valuable part of offender rehabilitation?

10:30
Paul McDowell, Chief Executive, Nacro
Rehabilitation revolution in practice

10:50
Nick Hardwick CBE, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons
Keynote address: Offender management - whose job is it anyway?

11:10
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:30
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
12:00
Kevin Wong, Deputy Director, Hallam Centre for Community Justice, Sheffield Hallam University
Can Big Society deliver offender management? Evidence for voluntary and community sector involvement

12:15
Nick Hartop, Course Leader and Senior Lecturer, Offender Management & Applied Criminal Justice Services, University of Northampton
Exploring new ways of partnership working: meeting employer needs

12:30
Larry Wright, Head, of Youth Offending Service, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Managing with reduced resources: local realities of Big Society contributions to crime reduction

12:45
Questions and discussion : Session 2
13:00
Buffet Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00
A whole organisation approach to reducing re-offending
Brian Thomas, Director of Business Development; Hazel Willoughby, Director of Offender Services; Durham Valley Tees Probation Trust

14:15
Trevor Philpott OBE, Director, Life Change UK
Training the professionals: building relationships to change outcomes

14:30
Reintegrating offenders: providing work experience to secure permanent jobs
David Damerell, Employment Officer, HMP Norwich; Davina Tanner, General Manager, Chapelfield Shopping Centre.

14:45
Paul Dawson, Research Manager, Metropolitan Police Service
Learning from the Diamond Initiative evaluation

15:00
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:20
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:40
Seminar A: Payment by results and social value
Anton Shelupanov, Programme Leader, The Young Foundation

15:40
Seminar B: Resettlement: showcasing best practice
Debbie Leach, Head, Learning and Interventions, Blantyre House and East Sutton Park HMPS; Steve Harris, Community Engagement Manager, HMP Blantyre House