Probation Journal volume 28, issue 4, P118-120 1981 DOI: 10.1177/026455058102800403 View full text
Royce Franklin

Abstract: Senior Probation Officer, Manchester'New careers' is now a familiar notion; the rewards and difficulties have been much discussed. Here, the difficulties of a 'client' becoming a 'volunteer' in a day-centre are outlined in relation to one man, but the author counsels continued commitment to the optimistic principle.The after-care unit is sited in the centre of Manchester. Its five officers supervise people discharged to the Manchester City area who, at the time, are without a fixed address.In the basement of …

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