Wednesday 20 September

09.30 – 09.40

Conference Welcome

Professor Simon Hackett, NOTA Chair,
Principal of St Mary’s College, Professor of Applied Social Sciences in SASS and Deputy Head (Research and Scholarship) of the Durham Colleges

09.40 – 10.00

Chair for the Day

Heather Sutton, Head of Practice Development. (Sexual Offending Lead)
Effective Probation Practice Division, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service

10.00 – 10.45

KN1: The Tony Morrison Annual Memorial Lecture

Evaluation of sexual offender treatment:
From sweeping controversies towards a differentiated perspective
Professor Friedrich Lösel – Emeritus Professor, Institute of Criminology,
University of Cambridge

10.45 – 11.10

Refreshment Break

11.15 – 12.00

KN2: Incorporating innovation and evidence informed practice into a new generation of programmes for men who have been convicted of sexual offences – The HM Prisons and Probation Service approach

Mark Farmer – National Specialist Lead – Sexual Offending Programmes,
HM Prison and Probation Service

12.00 – 13.10


13.15 – 14.45

Breakout sessions 1

14.45 – 15.10

Refreshment Break

15.15 – 16.45

Breakout sessions 2

16.45 – 18.15

Delegates are invited to an informal gathering with the NOTA Executive Committee in the foyer of Cardiff City Hall. Enjoy a glass of wine. Find out what is going on and share your views. Plus book launch for Working with sex offenders: A guide for practitioners