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The Arts in Prison: Special edition of the Prison Service Journal

The 239th issue of the HM Prison Service’s peer-reviewed journal is a Special Edition on Arts in Prison edited by Dr Michael Fiddler and National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance steering group member Alli Black.

What does success look like for arts in criminal justice settings?

This new paper from the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance is the result of roundtable discussions commissioned by Arts Council England, and attended by leading voices in arts and criminal justice.

Navigating the health landscape

'Navigating the health landscape in England' is Clinks' new guide which provides an overview of the new commissioning landscape, explaining the roles of organisations with direct commissioning responsibilities as well as key organisations in a commissioning support role.

Re-Imagining Futures

The Arts Alliance has unveiled its latest research into the role of the arts in supporting long sentence prisoners, women and those not engaged with mainstream learning.

Clinks new partnership finder

Clinks, the charity which supports voluntary and community organisations working in the criminal justice sector, has launched an online directory to bring together commissioners and the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector.

The Justice Data Lab is looking for arts organisations to get involved

The Justice Data Lab is a new service, giving voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations more information about 'what works' in relation to reducing reoffending.

The experience of ‘Journey Woman’ from the perspective of the participants

Using theoretical frameworks such as CBT, role theory, social learning theory and narrative therapy, Forensic Psychologist Rebecca Day explores women offenders’ experience of Geese Theatre Company’s one week project ‘Journey Woman’, which was delivered four times at HMP Foston during 2007/08.

The Road from Crime

What can we learn from those former prisoners who have successfully “desisted” from criminal behaviour or “gone straight?”


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