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LAURUS Development Awards External Quality Assurance

At a recent visit by the awarding organisation Skills for Justice Awards, LAURUS attained direct claims status for the Level 4 Certificate in Community Rehabilitation.  External Verifier, Martin Smith, said “This is a clearly well-functioning Centre.  Centre staff are aware …
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Consultation on Case Worker Qualification 4th of June – Take Part

In partnership with Catch 22, we have developed a 2 day learning programme for VCSE caseworkers working in Community Rehabilitation.  This will form the basis of a tailored qualification for this vital group of practitioners.  Consultation is critical on any new …
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Risk Training for Catch 22 & HMP Doncaster

LAURUS recently enjoyed delivering a 2 day risk training programme to Catch 22 staff working in Offender Management at HMP Doncaster.  Despite the wide levels of experience amongst the participants, all showed a real eagerness to develop their approach to …
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Supporting CLI Volunteer Mentors

Having supported Community Led Initiatives for some time now in qualification development, it was a real privilege for LAURUS to deliver Engagement Skills training at the end of March to a group of their Manchester based volunteer mentors and support workers.  Our team member …
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New Qualification and Learning Programme in Community Rehabilitation Launched

NEW FROM MARCH 2015 – LAURUS is pleased to announce the new SFJ Awards Level 4 Certificate in Community Rehabilitation Practice and our associated Accredited Learning Programme in Community Rehabilitation.  We are really proud of the new qualification and the …
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Restorative Justice Practice for Knowsley MBC

Now the new year is in full swing, LAURUS is delighted to be supporting Knowsley MBC in registering 5 staff members on the Level 4 Diploma in Restorative Practice.  Restorative Justice is having a great impact across the country so we …
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Moving Forward

We are pleased to be at the forefront of the Transforming Rehabilitation changes to Probation and are working hard at present to support our partners who have been successful in securing contract package areas.  We can utilise our experience to …
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Testimony from Liz Barnett – Chair of Merseyside Probation Trust

We are grateful to Liz Barnett – Chair of Merseyside Probation Trust for her endorsement of our work.  Please visit our Testimonials page to see what Liz had to say.  Testimonials Page

Supporting TR Agenda

We are pleased to be working with Tier 1 organisations to develop their bids for future provision of Community Rehabilitation services.  It is an exciting opportunity to be helping to shape the learning and development of the workforces of the …
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E-Learning Available

We are pleased to be able to offer e-learning packages in Managing Personal Change and Managing Stress.  These are practical, short courses which would really benefit people working in any sector.  Please contact info@laurusdevelopment.co.uk  if you are interested in exploring …
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