Clinks Events & Training sessions – July 2022

19th July 2022

Clinks runs events and training for voluntary organisations working in the criminal justice system. We hear time and time again that organisations feel stronger alongside others and enjoy being part of a well-connected network. Come along to one of our upcoming events to stay connected, learn something new and work together for a better criminal justice system.

Prison education service – what should its future look like?

2pm, 6 July | online | free

Clinks is holding an online event where we will be joined by Abigail Farley, the Prison Education Service Programme Director at HMPPS. This will be an opportunity to find out more about the programme and for voluntary organisations to contribute thoughts on what the future prison education service should look like. Book your place here.

Clinks Director of Support and Development, Christopher Stacey, has written a blog to summarise the developments of the future prison education service. Read it here

NCJAA Writing development workshops: writing reports

10am, 7 July – 12am, 21 July | online | free

This year the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) will be working in partnership with the Royal Literary Fund to deliver free writing development training for individuals and organisations delivering arts-based services and projects in the criminal justice system.

This two-part training programme will help attendees write reports that convey messages effectively and efficiently. Through writing exercises and discussion, you will discover how to organise information and approach the different stages of producing a report from initial ideas to final draft. Book your place here.

Navigating the criminal justice system workshop

10am, 14 July | online | from £50

Are you new to working or volunteering in the criminal justice system? Do you have volunteers or staff members who want to increase their understanding of the criminal justice system?

This workshop will explore the different elements of, and the various structures within, the criminal justice system, including government departments, regional and local statutory agencies, and the role of the voluntary sector, the services they provide and its work in supporting people. Book your place here.

All Wales Criminal Justice Forum

10am, 19 July | online | free

Our Wales criminal justice forums bring together partners working across Wales in the criminal justice system, providing an opportunity for people to find out about the latest government policy developments impacting organisations working in Wales. These events also provide the space to network with other organisations, discuss opportunities for joint working and offer each other peer support.

Forums are open to all organisations working in the criminal justice system in Wales. Book your place here.

North of England Criminal Justice Forum

2pm, 19 July | online | free

This criminal justice forum has been organised to bring together partners working across the criminal justice system in the North of England. The forum will provide an opportunity for people to hear about current and future developments; discuss policy and practice, opportunities and challenges; and strengthen partnership working.

The forum is open to organisations based or working in the North West, Greater Manchester, Yorkshire and Humber and the North East. Book your place here.

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