Needs assessment: risk, desistance and engagement

PERU's Kevin Wong co-authors a new Academic Insights paper for Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation


High probation caseloads jeopardise the quality of delivery and practitioner’s wellbeing

PERU contributes to a report showing that the quality of probation delivery falls when practitioners are responsible for managing more than 50 cases.


Needs assessment and effective engagement

PERU researcher argues that needs assessment and sentence planning should transcend their core justice functions and set the tone for effective engagement between people supervised by probation and their supervisors


A realist review of interventions used to prevent and reduce the use of restrictive practices on adults with learning disabilities in NHS and independent sector settings (LEARN)

In partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Barrow Cadbury Trust, PERU researchers are undertaking a qualitative study on the views and experiences of participants in the Chance to Change pilots.


The Big Life Group – Multi Modal Practitioner (MMP) evaluation

In partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Barrow Cadbury Trust, PERU researchers are undertaking a qualitative study on the views and experiences of participants in the Chance to Change pilots.


Pandemic, Online Learning and its Impact on Migrant Children in the UK

Migrant communities faced stark social and educational inequalities in the UK even before the lockdown and it is anticipated that the pandemic will have only exacerbated these.