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This is course will provide participants with a greater understanding of how the criminal justice system operates. Delegates will understand that offending behaviour is a specific need and how they can support people away from patterns of offending behaviour.

Who is this course for?

Frontline staff and managers.

What will you learn? 

This course will cover:

  • the view that offending behaviour is a specific need
  • a good overview of the criminal justice system and criminal justice process
  • the roles and responsibilities of key agencies and partnerships working with people who have offended
  • ‘desistance’ and what you can do to support people to move away from patterns of offending
  • how the homelessness and criminal justice sectors can work together more effectively.
  • developing confidence and ability to provide services that are trauma-informed, person-centred and safe for all.



Sessions are not recorded. Slides will be sent electronically.


Member rate: £125 per person

Non-Member rate: £165 per person


Bookings can be made via Eventbrite.

If you are booking training places for 3 or more people an invoice can be raised, please email Lana.Newby@homelesslink.org.uk with the names and email addresses of the delegates you wish to book.

Cancellation policy

Please find our cancellation policy for public online delivered training here

Bookings for larger groups

This course is also available to be booked for staff teams of up to 20 people, to be delivered online "in-house" in live interactive sessions on dates to suit your organisation. This course can booked to be delivered in-person (subject to government advice).

Please contact James.Cuming@homelesslink.org.uk or telephone James on 07375 042 815 for more information. Prices are from £990 for up to 20 staff members.

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