8.2 B. Guidance and Resources

 

An Overview of Accredited Programmes

Ministry of Justice (2009)

NOMS have developed and maintain a portfolio of accredited programmes, which are based on the best available research evidence of what works to reduce re-offending and reduce harm.   The interventions are tailored to address the needs of the offender population and are subject to ongoing evaluation and review.

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MAPPA Guidance 2009, Version 3.0

National Probation Directorate (2009)

This guidance is issued by the Secretary of State under Section 325(8) Criminal Justice Act (2003). The Guidance is therefore statutory. All Responsible Authorities and ‘co-operating’ bodies must pay due regard to this Guidance when exercising functions under the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA).

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National Offender Management Service Strategy and Business Plans 2009-2010 to 2010-2011

Ministry of Justice (2009)

The National Offender Management Service Agency was launched as an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice in July 2008. This is the first published strategic and business plan.

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Punishment and Reform: our approach to managing offenders (summary)

Ministry of Justice (2008)

This document gives an overview of the service delivery challenges facing offender management and seeks to engage regional and local partners to engage communities in the criminal justice process.

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London Probation Strategic Plan 2008-2011

London Probation (2008)

This document is intended to inform staff, partner organisations, service users and the public about the plans of London Probation. It provides information on how resources will be used to deliver probation services in London and how the Service is working to improve those services.

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National Probation Service (NPS) Interim Domestic Abuse Policy and Strategy

National Probation Service (2005)

This document sets out an interim domestic abuse policy for the NPS and a strategic framework to implement it.   It is intended to support the work already undertaken in local probation areas.  It is underpinned by a set of principles and practice aims.  The strategic framework reflects many of the recommendations made in the HMIP thematic inspection report Reducing Domestic Violence.

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