[Butler Trust – Other (2021)]
A short report summarising findings of consultations with staff about factors positively influencing their wellbeing and morale.
The Butler Trust celebrates and promotes the best in UK prisons, IRCs, probation and youth justice. For more information, including the Trust's Annual Awards for staff, notable practice trophies, and publications and events visit the Butler Trust website.
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[Hillingdon YOT (2021)]
Kathy Biggar Trophy finalist: the parent champions are trained peer volunteers who are paired with local families to offer support and giudance regarding a child at risk of exploitation. [For more about the Kathy Biggar Trophy click here].
[Full Sutton (2021)]
Ruth Mann Trophy finalist: programme to refurbish, and where necessary, replace ‘fogged’ windows across the establishment, to brighten the environment and improve outside visibility for prisoners and staff. [For more about the Ruth Mann Trophy click here].
Ruth Mann Trophy Winner: special “autism friendly” visits, supervised by trained staff, for families with children with autism, together with “pre-visit guides” for children on what to expect, additional equipment in the crèche, and a “relaxation room” – including bubble lamps, toys and gadgets – to help provide a calming environment. [For more about the Ruth Mann Trophy click here].
Ruth Mann Trophy finalist: “Problem Support Mentors” are trained wing based peer mentors acting as social problem solving coaches, using the 6 step problem solving principles of the Thinking Skills Programme. (TSP) [For more about the Ruth Mann Trophy click here].
[East Sussex YOT (2021)]
Kathy Biggar Trophy submission: two specialist YOT staff located within the local pupil referral unit – providing targeted early interventions focusing on knofe crime and exploitation. [For more about the Kathy Biggar Trophy click here].
Ruth Mann Trophy submission: the HOPE unit runs a progression regime for men serving indeterminate or extended determinate sentences who are committed to working towards a safe return to the community. [For more about the Ruth Mann Trophy click here].