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Connolly, Anna (2006) Effective practice in probation supervision. Irish Probation Journal, 3 (1). pp. 85-97.

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This article presents the research on effective approaches in working with offenders on supervision from three interlinked perspectives: personal effectiveness, effective interventions and organisational effectiveness. It suggests that such a holistic approach to effective practice provides guidance to probation organisations in relation to the official goals of public protection and achieving a reduction in offending as well as what might be termed the instrumental goals of probation officers and offenders. It concludes that elements of traditional social work, when at its best, are part of the effective package.

 

Item Type:Article
Date:September 2006
Page Range:pp. 85-97
Publisher:The Probation Service & Probation Board for Northern Ireland
Volume:3
Number:1
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:N Communication, information and education > Information transfer > Information transfer from research to practice
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Criminal penalty > Community service (penalty) > Probation or parole
VA Geographic area > Europe > Northern Ireland
T Demographic Characteristics > Offender
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