Hidden Sentence training
...because families serve sentences too
Are you interested in reducing reoffending?
Are you working with children and families in the community?
Does your work include improving outcomes for children or families?
Hidden Sentence training is for any employees or volunteers whose work brings them into contact with families of prisoners, including health professionals, probation/CRC staff, school staff, child care providers, social workers, youth workers, play workers, local authority staff or community/voluntary workers.
This one-day training course (designed by Action for Prisoners and Offenders Families) will give you a clear overview of the offender's journey, its impact on the family from arrest to release, and a range of strategies and resources to help you support them in your work.
Understand the impact of imprisonment on prisoners' families
Improve understanding of the current criminal justice system and the offenders’ journey
Understand the support needs of prisoners' families
Understand the needs and wishes of prisoners' families
Understand how to improve the coordination of services to provide more effective support for those affected by the imprisonment of a family member
Understand how to improve own practice in supporting prisoners' families.
What people said
"Excellent, interesting, memorable. One of best training sessions I have attended."
"Very helpful to look at the impact of the custodial sentence on the wider family"
"Super training, thank you"
"Excellent and knowledgeable delivery"
Current training dates in the north east
We are currently offering places on one day Hidden Sentence training courses (10am to 4pm, registration from 9.30am) as follows:
- 19 MARCH 2019 - SUNDERLAND
- 30 APRIL 2019 - STOCKTON
- 21 MAY 2019 - GATESHEAD
Please book your space here: https://bookwhen.com/nepacs The cost is £35+vat per person.
If you have any problems booking online please contact our training team on 0191 332 3810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds. Should you be unable to attend, please inform us at least 7 days prior to your course and we may be able to move you to an alternative date.
Find out more
For further information please download our Hidden Sentence leaflet.
We are also able to offer bespoke courses or awareness sessions tailored to your needs. Please click here for more details!