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Always a Privilege – Seldom a Chore

Welcome to the first LAURUS Development blog.  Every few months one of the team will offer their thoughts and reflections on activity they have been involved in or subjects which interest them across the Justice and Learning and Development sectors.  …
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Qualification Provision for Interserve

We are pleased to announce that we are now working in partnership with Interserve to provide Qualification Assessment Centre services  in their Community Rehabilitation Company areas.

Sodexo Partnership Continues Apace

Our partnership in delivering practice training and qualifications to Sodexo CRCs is continuing to be a success.  Recently, we have had a number of candidates successfully complete the VQ 4 in Community Rehabilitation.  We have also just delivered 6 weeks of …
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LAURUS Develop and Deliver Report Writing Skills for Manchester YOT

Posted on by Ed Jandzio

LAURUS were recently commissioned to design and deliver Report Writing Skills Training for Manchester YOT.  The event, delivered by two of our associate team, looked to develop and build on knowledge of risk and skills in quality report writing. The events received …
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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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