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HM Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland, Derek Penman, to chair SASO Glasgow Branch Day Conference - 12 May 2016

SASO Glasgow Branch Day Conference

"Transforming Scottish Justice"

In the Chair:  Derek Penman, HM Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland

Key Themes:

  • The age of criminal responsibility/the prosecution of children
  • Restorative Practices/Justice
  • Victims' experiences

Venue:  McCance Lecture Theatre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Timing: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Who should attend?  Judiciary, Police, COPFS, Advocates, Solicitors, Students, Academics, CJAs, Prison Service, Social Work, Clinical Psychologists, Childrens' Hearings Members, Scottish Government, Third Sector

Delegate rates:  £25 - £90   (early bird rates available if booked and paid by 31 March 2016)

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The exploitation of the vulnerable - SASO Glasgow Branch Conference 2015

SASO Glasgow Branch Conference 2015 - "The exploitation of the vulnerable - how the law protects the dignity of vulnerable individuals" - was held at the McCance Lecture Theatre, University of Strathclyde on Thursday 14 May.  The conference was chaired by Kirsty Wark, journalist, broadcaster and writer.

Copies of the conference programme, speaker biographies and some of the presentations are now available in our Archives Section.

SASO 46th Annual Conference - Crime and Justice - Past Present and Future

SASO's 46th Annual Conference - "Crime and Justice: Past, Present and Future" will take place at the Dunblane Hydro Hotel on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th November 2015.

In the Chair:  Paul Johnston, Director-General Learning & Justice, Scottish Government

Keynote Presentations from:

  •  Professor Susan McVie, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
  • DCC Iain Livingstone, Police Scotland
  • Professor Lesley McAra, Chair of Penology, University of Edinburgh
  • Alan Baird, Chief Social work Adviser to the Scottish Government
  • Vivian Geiran, Director of the Probation Service, Ireland
  • Michael Donnellan, Director General of the Irish Prison Service
  • Professor Alexis Jay OBE, Chair of the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS)

Panel Discussion:  Interactive Session:  Exhibition:  Networking Opportunities

Download the full programme here.

Download the registration form here.

 

The exploitation of the vulnerable - SASO Glasgow Branch Conference 2015

The SASO Glasgow Branch Day Conference  - "The exploitation of the vulnerable - how the law protects the dignity of vulnerable individuals" -  will be held on 14th May 2015 from 1 pm to 7 pm at the McCance Lecture Theatre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

In the chair:  Kirsty Wark, Journalist, Broadcaster & Writer

Guest speakers:
Mhairi McGowan, ASSIST & Domestic Abuse Services, Community Safety, Glasgow
Doorsuur Zasha, Dignity Alert Research Forum (DARF)
- Assistant Chief Constable Malcolm Graham, Major Crime & Public Protection, Police Scotland
Robert Fyfe, Practice Teacher & Appropriate Adult, Social Work Standby Service
Iain Logan, Policy Division, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Exploring themes including  domestice abuse, female genital mutilation, organised crime, appropriate adults, child support law, forced marriage, human trafficking and exploitation.

Registration rates from £25 to £90.  4.5 hrs CPD for Advocates, Solicitors, CJSW, Police, Children's Hearings Member

Download the draft conference programme here.

Download speaker biographies here.

Download a registration form here.

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