Personalisation is an approach which aims to see services tailored to meet the needs of individuals, giving people as much choice and control as possible over the support they receive.
Evidence from desistance theory emphasises the need for a holistic, flexible and person-centred approach to supporting people who have offended and who wish to stop; an approach voluntary organisations have successfully developed and promoted.
In these 4 short videos, Professor Chris Fox outlines what personalisation means, how it applies to criminal justice, examples of personalisation in practice, and where you can go to find out more.
- Read our blog discussing personalisation here
- Personalisation in the criminal justice system: what is the potential? – Criminal Justice Alliance, 2014
- Evaluation of Inside Out at HMP Preston (case study) – Manchester Metropolitan University
- A personalisation model for criminal justice (case study) – Manchester Metropolitan University
- Do It Justice guide: Introducing desistance – Clinks, 2013
- Think Local, Act Personal
- Social Care Institute for Excellence