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Alternatives become the first training provider in Northern Ireland to be awarded Registered Training Provider status

James Simon
6 June 2022

The RJC is pleased to announce that Northern Ireland Alternatives have been awarded Registered Training Provider status. They become the first training provider in Northern Ireland to be awarded registered status.

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IVSTITIA case management system - "myRJ" formally endorsed by the RJC

James Simon
25 April 2022

IVSTITIA was founded in 2013 by experts from law enforcement agencies, education and correctional institutions across the globe with years of experience in Restorative Intervention and Practice. In partnership, and with investment from, the Ministry of Justice and the Restorative Justice Council, IVSTITIA have developed myRJ - a case management system that enables a collaborative, multi-agency approach.

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Restorative justice and anti-social behaviour

David Smith
1 April 2022

Yesterday the press reported on the Government response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, submitted by the Liberal Democrats.

Anti-social behaviour: Two million police reports go unattended - BBC News

The publicity drew attention to the main finding of the FOI request, which was that nearly two million anti-social behaviour (ASB) reports have gone unattended by 34 police forces in England and Wales over the past three years.

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Orcuma case management system - "FIRsT" formally endorsed by the RJC

James Simon
29 March 2022

Orcuma is a software company with extensive knowledge of public and not for profit sector working and IT implementation. Their safer communities software, FIRsT, has been designed for multi-agency case working and is extremely configurable, enabling each Organisation to capture their specific operational data. The RJC have worked alongside the Orcuma team to develop a standardised version of their FIRsT software which adheres to our Registration Framework standards and Practice Guidance requirements.

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Language Barriers in the Criminal Justice System

David Smith
28 March 2022

The report of an important research project on language barriers in the criminal justice system (CJS) was launched at an online event on 15 March 2022. The report focusses on the needs of those for whom English is a second or additional language, often abbreviated to ESL or EAL.  

A recording of the event is available on You Tube. Language Barriers in the Criminal Justice System: Research and Practice - YouTube

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RJ Working CIO awarded Registered Training Provider status

James Simon
23 February 2022

 

The RJC is pleased to announce that RJ Working CIO has been awarded Registered Training Provider status.

RJ Working was established in 2012 by four women. Wanting to make the experience of the criminal justice system better for families, the organisation started working with local communities in Cornwall, building connection and tackling antisocial behaviour.

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Jo Brown Consultancy awarded Registered Training Provider status

James Simon
14 February 2022

 

The RJC is pleased to announce that Jo Brown Consultancy has been awarded Registered Training Provider status.

Jo Brown is an experienced restorative practitioner and trainer working across a range of sectors including Children’s Services for Oxfordshire County Council.

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APPG Letter to Secretary of State regarding Victims Bill Consultation

James Simon
6 February 2022

3rd February

Re: Victims’ Bill Consultation and Restorative Justice

Dear Secretary of State,

I am writing on behalf of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Restorative Justice, which I chair in response to the Victims’ Bill consultation.

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Fran Kranz’s critically acclaimed film Mass comes to the UK

James Simon
20 January 2022

Released today, the Sky Original film ‘Mass’ tells the story of Jay and Gail Perry, parents grieving the death of their son, a victim of a school shooting. Six years after the tragedy, they agree to meet the parents of the perpetrator.

The two sets of parents (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney and Ann Dowd) agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward and repair harm caused. Fran Kranz, in his writing and directing debut, thoughtfully examines a journey of grief, anger and acceptance experienced during the restorative meeting.

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Safer Communities – Restorative Cleveland awarded Registered Service Provider status

James Simon
11 January 2022

The RJC is pleased to announce that Safer Communities – Restorative Cleveland have been awarded Registered Service Provider status.

Having first been awarded the Restorative Standards Quality Mark (RSQM) in 2018, Safer Communities – Restorative Cleveland have continued to offer high quality restorative justice across the Cleveland Police Force Area.

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