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The Probation Service is an agency of the Department of Justice and Equality whose primary function is to contribute to public safety through the management of community sanctions.

The work of the Service broadly falls into two categories 1) offender assessment and 2) offender supervision.

Probation practice, which has its professional foundations in social work, is premised on the belief that people have the capacity to change and that Probation Officers are effective change agents.

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Springer, a part of Springer Nature, is a leading global publisher of books, journals and electronic products. Visit the Springer exhibit to browse the latest social work publications, or visit





Routledge is one of the leading book publishers and the largest journal publisher in social work, covering all fields, from child and family social work, to mental health and clinical social work, to disability studies, to health and society and public policy. Find us online at and


The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), is the worldwide association of schools of social work, other tertiary level social work educational programmes, and social work educators. The IASSW promotes the development of social work education throughout the world, develops standards to enhance quality of social work education, encourages international exchange, provides forums for sharing social work research and scholarship, and promotes human rights and social development through policy and advocacy activities. IASSW holds consultative status with the United Nations and participates as an NGO in UN activities in Geneva, Vienna and New York.

The mission of the association emphasizes the promotion of world wide excellence in social work education and engagement of a community of social work educators in international exchange of information and expertise.


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The Ecole Santé Social Sud Est (ESSSE) is a higher educational organisation, based in Lyon and Valence, in the South East of France and has been training social workers and nurses for more than 80 years. It is a non-profit organisation, with a social and pedagogical purpose, involved in the social solidarity economic sector.

Building on strong humanistic values, the ESSSE provides practice-oriented education and training to future social workers and nurses in different fields of intervention. In order to achieve these goals, the ESSSE intends to pursue its cooperation with other educational organisations, in France and abroad. We have developed international partnerships worldwide for more than 25 years and are involved in various mobility programs for incoming and outgoing staff and students, as well as in international practice-exchange projects.




The International Council on Social Wel­fare (ICSW) is a non-governmental organiza­tion focused on advocacy, knowledge-building and technical assistance projects in various areas of social development carried out at the country level and internationally.





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