Friday, February 22, 2019

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The department has developed instruments to be used in carrying out inquiry and presentence report writing for children in conflict with the law. Also developed is a scientific tool for assessing Risk and Needs for the offenders. This initiative has been accomplished through partnership between by the department and the Law Society of Kenya’s project funded by the Canadian Bar Association. The partnership is running a project dubbed Strengthening Access to Justice for Children and Youth in East Africa (SAJCYEA) whose main goal is to improve on the lot of children in conflict with the law The project seeks to achieve its objectives through the provision of legal aid and psycho-social support services to children and youth, creation of legal awareness on child-friendly justice; advocacy for policy and legislative reform to improve access to justice for children and youth.

Read more: Instruments to Improve Work with Juvenile Offenders Developed

pix9The Director, Probation Service on 18th September 2013, received Child Care and Protection Officers (CCPO) Training Material from Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA). The training material developed collaboratively by the Kenyan Juvenile Justice Agencies was made available by support from JICA under the CCPO Program. The material includes: Curriculum and Guide for Child Care and Protection Officers, Facilitators Manual for Child Care and Protection Officers Module I, II & III, and Training Management Manual for Child Care and Protection Officers.

Read more: Probation Service receives CCPO Training Material from JICA

pix6The Deputy Director, Probation Service on 24th September 2013, participated in the Launch of the Child Care and Protection Officers (CCPO) Training Material together with other Juvenile Justice Agencies (JJA) at the Kenya Institute of Education (KIE).

The training material was developed jointly by all Kenyan Juvenile Justice Agencies together with Japan International Co-operation Agency’s (JICA) Child Care and Protection Officers program over a period of five years as a pilot project. The purpose of the project was to develop a uniform training program for Child Care and Protection Officers in Kenya. 

Read more: Probation Participates in the Launch of CCPO Training Materials

pix8The United National Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) paid a courtesy call to the Probation Department in September 2013to discuss the implementation of the Report on Alternatives to Imprisonment and the Social Reintegration of Offenders in Kenya.

The report based on a research conducted over a period of 1½ years, was prepared under the auspice of the Criminal Justice Programme (CJP) of the UNODC Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA). It is aimed at assisting the Government of Kenya in preventing criminal recidivism and reducing prison overcrowding by the use of social reintegration programmes and alternatives to imprisonment.

Read more: Probation Service charts way forward with UNODC on alternatives to imprisonment and social...

pix4Officers from Trans Nzoia County participated in a Professional Training held on 22nd April 2013 at the County Headquarters.

The training was facilitated by Probation Department and sponsored by the Kenya National Association of Probation Officers (KNAPO).

Read more: Probation Professional Training at Kitale

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