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The toolkit was developed following consultation with probation service users and contains practical recommendations for the direct involvement of the users in the planning and delivery of the services. It also includes additional resources and guides that can further support service providers to understand and respond effectively to specific needs of the BAME offenders.
Race in Probation Toolkit: BME User Involvement
1. About IARS
2. About this Toolkit
2.2. Research ethics
3. BAME user involvement in probation services
3.1. Why is engagement important?
3.2. Principles of BAME service user involvement
3.3. The barriers to BAME user involvement
4. Toolkit areas
4.1. User to user support
4.2. Organisational culture
4.3. BAME user involvement checklist