Using this Archive template Appointment of Members to the Board of Community Justice Scotland

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Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint two new Board Members who bring another perspective and enthusiasm to add to the excellent mix of skills already on the CJS Board. These two roles are very different in terms of skills and experience.  Each appointment is an opportunity to make a difference in communities across Scotland, changing…

Using this Archive template Second Chancers: Our Scotland

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Second Chancers gives a voice to people with experience of the justice system. In part 2, we focus on professionals who are part of a wider system, who go above and beyond, who demonstrate integrity and kindness as standard, and the importance of working together. We have 8 new audio stories to share with you….

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. The…

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 CJS respond to new Criminal Justice Social Work Figures

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In response to the Criminal Justice Social Work figures 2016-17, released today, Karyn McCluskey, Chief Executive of Community Justice Scotland, said: “There is great practice happening all across Scotland but we need to recognise it, evaluate it and scale it up. We are dealing with complicated people, with the most complex needs, and we know…

Using this Archive template New national body Community Justice Scotland launches

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(Edinburgh – 3 April 2017) – Today Community Justice Scotland begins its venture to prevent offending and promote world-leading standards of community justice across the country. Working with a broad coalition of partners from the police, local authorities, health boards and courts to charities, community groups and alcohol and drug partnerships, the new public body…