Using this Archive template CJS response to consultation on a new National Public Health body: Public Health Scotland

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CJS recently submitted a response to the consultation on the new National Public Health body: ‘Public Health Scotland’, welcoming the creation of the new body and noting that as a new health board it should be considered to be a community justice partner under Section 13 of the Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016. Read our…

Using this Archive template Meet our Apprentice, Jade

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My name is Jade Kilkenny. I am one year into my apprenticeship with Community Justice Scotland – with one year to go! This apprenticeship is not like any other modern apprenticeships that I’ve come across. In this job, my work is tailored around my development, building confidence, creating new experiences and relationships. During my apprenticeship,…

Using this Archive template Strategic Commissioning Framework for Community Justice – now open for consultation

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The draft Strategic Commissioning Framework outlines guidance to support partnerships to develop good practice over the next three to five years. The Framework provides a set of roles, principles and practices aimed at supporting partners to work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for people and their families, with people and their families. We…

Using this Archive template The Framework for Smart Justice, Strategic Commissioning Framework: Frequently Asked Questions

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Scottish Government have asked CJS to develop a Framework for three years that focusses on good practice guidance for strategic commissioning, and advised that they hope to see effective delivery across community justice partners and partnerships by that time. They have also made a long term commitment to embedding joint strategic planning and delivery in…

Using this Archive template Community Justice Scotland’s Academic Advisory Group – Seeking new members

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Are you a current or former academic or researcher with an active interest in community justice or a related field? Do you have experience of, and an ongoing involvement in, the practice of justice-related research? We are seeking applications for new voluntary members of our Academic Advisory Group, to provide a link with current research…

Using this Archive template Joint Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Justice – Transforming parole in Scotland

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On 19 November 2018, Scottish Government launched a consultation on proposed reforms of the Parole Board for Scotland, aimed at improving the experience of victims in the parole process and to increase transparency.  Community Justice Scotland considered these reforms in collaboration with Wellbeing Scotland, a third sector organisation supporting people who have experienced significant trauma. …

Using this Archive template CJS response to Prisoner Voting

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CJS has submitted a brief response to the Scottish Government on its Prisoner Voting consultation following our Board meeting on 23 January 2019. Read our response here.

Using this Archive template Smart Justice Festival>>2019

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  Is Scotland ready for smart justice? We invite you to join us for debate, discussion and dance at Smart Justice Fest ’19. Get ready to be inspired by innovation, challenged by fresh thinking and moved by our speakers from home and abroad. This year we’re hosting our event at the Drill Hall, Leith, Edinburgh,…

Using this Archive template Public Appointments: Chair – Community Justice Scotland

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Do you want to make a difference in communities across Scotland, changing lives for the better and improving safety for all? Do you have the skills and experience to take on the role of Chair of Community Justice Scotland? Find out more here.