Clinks Training: Working and volunteering in prison (SW)
A one day introductory course
Please note this training is now fully booked, if you would like to go on the waiting list please contact email@example.com.
Are you new to working in prison? Do you want to work in prison but not sure where to begin?
This one day course aims to raise awareness of the prison environment and enable voluntary sector staff and volunteers to have meaningful and professional engagement with prisons, in their shared care of those in custody. This highly participative day led by an experienced trainer covers a wide range of topics. It will combine: theory, individual reflection and practical guidance on working in prison and with prisoners.
Who is it for? Voluntary sector staff and volunteers new to working in prison.
What does it cover?
Discuss why you want to work in a prison and any worries you might have
An introduction to the criminal justice system
Prison environment and population
Safe and responsible working
What to expect in your first month.
What doesn’t it cover? How courts work; supporting those with a non-custodial sentence; volunteer management; security requirements of your specific prison.