You will be sent instructions on how to register for this session in the confirmation email of your Annual conference and AGM ticket.
1:30pm Keynote speaker: Matt Grey, Executive Director for Reducing Reoffending, Partnerships and Accommodation, HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
2:20pm Annual General Meeting (AGM) including presentation of our Annual report and financial accounts for the year ended March 2021
AGM 2021 Formal Notice and draft agenda, last year's minutes, Annual report and financial review
3:10pm Panel Discussion featuring Gemma Fox, North Wales Women’s Centre; Josh Stunell, bthechange CIC; and Hamish Robertson, St Giles Wise discussing the challenges and success of the last year and opportunities to build a better future.
You will be sent instructions on how to book onto our workshops in the confirmation email of your Annual conference and AGM ticket.
Understanding neurodiversity | Genius Within
Find out more about what being neurodiverse means and gain a better understanding of the different reasons why people that are neurodivergent can end up in the criminal justice system. Genius Within will use case studies to highlight common challenges and will provide information on how you and your organisation can better support neurodiverse service users.
Improving support for children with a primary carer in the criminal justice system | Prison Reform Trust
Learn all about Child Impact Assessments for children with a primary carer in the criminal justice system. These assessments aim to ensure children are listened to at every stage of their carer’s journey through the criminal justice system and that they are meaningfully and appropriately involved in decision-making about their care and any support needs they have. Prison Reform Trust will give insights from its current project and provide details for how delegates can get involved.
Supporting people impacted by gambling harm within police custody settings | Gamcare
Find out more about how gambling harm affects people in the criminal justice system and hear all about the successes and learnings from a recent pilot project run by GamCare and the London Metropolitan Police Service. You will hear examples of best practice in this area and emerging learning.
Supporting racially minoritised and migrant women in the criminal justice system | Hibiscus Initiatives
Gain a better understanding of the unique intersectional challenges facing racially minoritised and migrant woman in the criminal justice system. You will come away with tools and knowledge so that your organisation can provide better support in light of these challenges. Hibisucus Initiatives will use stories of women they have worked with to spark discussion and explore what support is available.
How to deliver creative sessions online | Synergy Theatre
Discover how Synergy Theatre adapted its creative work with young people to an online delivery model, and come away with help, skills and ideas for adapting your own projects for online work. Take part in an example session and ask questions of facilitators who have delivered the projects. Synergy Theatre will discuss the process from start to finish, including how they built strong referral relationships, and how they ensured online content was engaging and stimulating for young people.
Restorative justice – practical approaches to address the impact of harm | Why Me?
Learn all about restorative justice and where it is available in the criminal justice system in England and Wales. Practice restorative skills and gain understanding of how they can be used in your work, as well as how and when to refer to a restorative service. You will gain understanding of how, when and with whom restorative justice can work, and its potential to address the impact of harmful experiences.
Practical yoga and meditation – how to support wellbeing and build resilience | The Prison Phoenix Trust
Experience for yourselves the focus and calm that simple yoga and meditation techniques deliver. Learn more about the evidence for the positive impact of yoga and meditation on mental health, resilience and emotional regulation. You will also hear the testimony of a former prisoner and those who have collaborated with the Prison Phoenix Trust to introduce yoga and meditation as part of their work.
Changing the narrative: improving perceptions of women with convictions | Working Chance & Unlock
Discuss the main stereotypes faced by women with convictions and how these can negatively impact their personal development, education and employment. Explore how these narratives can be challenged and reframed to support positive change. This workshop will also consider the role of criminal record checks in higher education and employment, including filtering and expunging, and how this impacts women with convictions.
Coaching leaders online | Run For Your Life
Discover how to bring together leaders who are time-poor to collaborate on common issues via an online platform. This workshop will include lessons learnt from Run For Your Life’s experience coaching prison governors during the pandemic. You will have the chance to experience some group coaching exercises yourself, and come away with practical ideas for your own work. The Run For Your Life team will also be able to answer questions and offer support for challenges you are facing with engaging people online.