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This one-day course offers delegates a comprehensive understanding of the workings of the criminal justice system and its impact on the homelessness sector. Learn effective strategies for working with individuals with a history of offending to reduce re-offending and support them in achieving positive goals.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who want to update their skills, including keyworkers and managers.

What will you learn?

Through this course, your team will:

  • Recognise offending behavior as a specific need
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system and its processes
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key agencies and partnerships supporting individuals with offending histories
  • Explore 'desistance' and strategies to support individuals in breaking patterns of offending
  • Understand how the homelessness and criminal justice sectors can work together more effectively
  • Feel empowered to deliver services that are trauma-informed, person-centered, and ensure safety for all

How will it be delivered?

This one-day course can be booked for a team of up to 16 for in-person training or up to 20 for online training.

If you need something different, we can tailor the course delivery to suit you, with some potential adjustments in cost.

How much will it cost?

Non-members: £1,400

Members: £990

Please note, if you're opting for in-person training, the expenses of the trainer (e.g. travel to your location) will be added to your invoice.

We are a social enterprise so choosing training with us not only equips your team with vital skills but also fuels impactful research and campaigns, so every purchase goes back into ending homelessness.

Ready to take the next step?

To book or if you'd like to find out more:
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
​Call: James at 07375 042 815 or Hannah at 07939 967 209

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