Training for a transformed service : the experience of learners in 2016

SMYTH, Graham and WATSON, Aileen (2018). Training for a transformed service : the experience of learners in 2016. Probation Journal, 65 (1), 61-76.

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    Abstract

    This article explores the training and early practice experience of the first cohort of probation learners trained under the auspices of ‘Transforming Rehabilitation’ (TR). It draws on interviews with learners qualifying in 2016 in order to examine the adequacy of their training and their early perceptions of delivering TR as qualified practitioners. While highlighting their training as stressful and noting issues with TR and some implications of the highly risk-focused nature of NPS work in particular, participants were generally positive about their training and early post-qualification experiences. Some inferences are drawn in relation to the future approach to training.

    Item Type: Article
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    Uncontrolled Keywords: Law
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550517748361
    Page Range: 61-76
    SWORD Depositor: Margaret Boot
    Depositing User: Margaret Boot
    Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2018 16:21
    Last Modified: 08 Jun 2018 18:09
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/18420

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