Walking the Talk – Workshop

‘Walking the Talk’ Your Role in the Framework for Families Affected by Imprisonment

Following consultation with agencies throughout Lothian & Borders CJA and Scotland launched in 2013, the Framework for Families Affected by Imprisonment and accompanying guidance notes are now complete. This workshop addresses what the Framework will mean for your practice.

Affecting agencies as diverse as prisons, health, education, Criminal Justice and Children & Families Social Workers, police, courts, and voluntary sector organisations, the Framework for Families creates a key tool to ensure the strengths and needs of families affected by imprisonment are recognised and addressed, both for reducing reoffending and for supporting families in their own right.

Agenda for the day – pdf

This workshop is free to attend and open to stakeholders from across Lothian & Borders and beyond, but we would ask that you confirm your place as numbers are limited.  We would particularly welcome attendance by community groups and organisations.

Venue:  Newbattle Abbey College, Midlothian

Date:  10:00am – 1.00pm on 21 May 2015

(Tea and coffee/informal networking from 10:00 with proceedings beginning at 10.30 am prompt)

To secure your place please email Erica or Andrea amcja@scotborders.gov.uk by close of business 13th May 2015.

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