Back to the future? The long view of probation and sentencing: A practitioner response
Shepherd, R. (2019). Back to the future? The long view of probation and sentencing: A practitioner response. Probation Journal.
This practitioner response reflects on Peter Raynor’s insights into the role probation has played in sentencing over several decades. It considers some current challenges for probation staff in court, including speedy justice initiatives and the changing role of reports. This article conceptualises current probation practice within a continuum of person-centred practice which, although modernised, is informed by the traditional probation principles of advise, assist, and befriend.
|Keywords||courts, narratives, organisational culture, practitioners, probation, PSR/court reports, relationships, sentencers|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1177/0264550519870239|
|Web address (URL)||https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0264550519870239|
|Online||25 Aug 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||26 Jul 2019|
|Deposited||28 Nov 2019|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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