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Manchester seminar - Engaging offenders: (13 Sept 2018)

Drawing on research evidence about offender engagement, this free seminar explored the potential for adopting alternative approaches to commissioning voluntary services for offenders.

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Engaging Offenders:Exploring alternative approaches to commissioning voluntary sector justice services

13 September, 2018

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Kevin Wong

Associate Director for Criminal Justice │Policy and Evaluation Research Unit Manchester Metropolitan University

Drawing on research evidence about offender engagement, this free seminar explored the potential for adopting alternative approaches to commissioning voluntary services for offenders. During his talk Kevin examined resourcing, design and delivery of these services. He also discussed how engagement and needs data can be used to monitor and evaluate effectiveness.

Kevin has extensive experience of the justice sector as a practitioner, policy advisor and researcher and was previously an Assistant Director at Nacro, and a commissioner of justice services under the Home Office Safer Cities Programme.

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Engaging Offenders: exploring alternative approaches to commissioning voluntary sector justice services (slide pack)

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Published 13 July 2018