Are you an officer working in a social housing provider, keen to understand the breadth of powers available to tackle ASB?
Are you a police officer, wishing to start using civil powers to tackle ASB and more serious criminality?
Are you an experienced officer who wants to start using the injunction to tackle a wider range of community safety issues?
Are you new to ASB and looking for a comprehensive introduction to the ASB injunction?
Completion of this course will give you in-depth knowledge of the following:
- What the ASB injunction is and it’s background;
- The legal test and examples of which part of the test relates to what type of issues;
- Examples of behaviour the injunction can be used for;
- How to consult effectively and in-line with legal requirements;
- How to determine the conditions to include and examples of common terms;
- How to best use positive requirements;
- Dealing with breaches, including the links to the absolute ground for possession;
- The law around publicising orders
Delivered through a mix of videos, text, case studies, quizzes, template documents and external resources, this course will provide you with life-time access meaning you can complete the course at your own pace and return for future refreshers.
Janine is one of the Country’s leading ASB practitioners. In 2005, following completion of postgraduate certificate in legal practice, Janine started working in ASB. Over the years she has worked as a front-line officer, team manager and senior manager, for Councils and Housing Associations.
From 2008 - 2013, Janine managed a large Local Authority ASB team. She conducted a full service review and implemented a number of service improvements, resulting in a team that attracted regional and national recognition, winning a Tilley award, a number of West Midlands Police awards and a SLCNG team of the year award.
During this time, Janine started supporting the Home Office, acting as a training and peer reviewer. She was part of the Home Office ASB Squad, the Neighbourhood Crime and Justice Team and the Ending Gang and Youth Violence Team.
In 2012, Janine started splitting her working week, spending 2 days of it working for a national, membership based organisation, focussed on developing, sharing and influencing best practice in tackling ASB and crime. She progressed to Managing Director and spent her time improving services to members, building partnerships with national organisations and influencing legislation and policy. Janine was part of the ASB Advisory Group, established by the Home Office to monitor the implementation of the ASB, Crime and Policing Act 2014, and review the associated statutory guidance.
Janine now provides services directly to her clients and is passionate about educating officers working in the ASB sector. She works 1 day per week for the National Counter Terrorism Unit, providing advice on the use of civil orders to tackle issues of national security.
Janine is also a trustee for ASB Help, a charity established to improve support to victims of ASB and a board member of Women in Social Housing, a networking group that delivers professional workshops for women.
Janine is a member of the Scottish Judiciary, hearing cases relating to the private sector. She is also a lay member of the Bar Tribunal and Adjudication Service, hearing cases where barristers have breached conduct rules. She in a member of the West Midlands Police Ethics Committee. In 2017, Janine was identified by the BBC as an “Expert Woman”: someone with the skills and experience to contribute to TV and radio. She now receives regular training and contributes to BBC, ITV and Sky programming.