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EDI Achievements in 2017

As the year comes to an end, we reflect upon the many great achievements of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity (EDI) Working Group at RISE.  E...
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RISE contribute chapter to new book: Life Beyond Crime

We would like to congratulate Elaine and Molly who wrote an essay which has been published in a new book titled ‘Life Beyond Crime: What do thos...
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Safe Relationships Service User Case Study

Mr A, a service user with 4 children completed the Safe Relationships Programme with RISE in October 2017. On completion of the programme, he contacte...
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Service User Feedback – August

RISE’s group interventions challenge attitudes and facilitate long-lasting behaviour change, and our work is driven by the belief that anyone ca...
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Our Student Social Workers on the importance of collaboration

Recent student social workers Siobhan and Rose looked at how collaboration is at the heart of our work with service users and colleagues. The emphasis...
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Guest Blog – Kelly Rust shadows a Faciliator

The RISE Director of Operations, Kelly Rust, has been shadowing Glenn Charles in order to build a picture of a day in the life of a Facilitator. Her...
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Guest Blog – Service User on the T.I.G.E.R programme

Following the recent post about our work at HMP Coldingley, one of the prisoners wrote a moving piece about his experience on the T.I.G.E.R programme....
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Latest work at HMP Coldingley

We recently began working with prisoners at HMP Coldingley, delivering two ‘R.E.A.D.Y’ programmes in our first week.  R.E.A.D.Y. is a 2 d...
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Service User Case Study – John*

*his name has been changed. We met John when he joined our Building Better Relationships (BBR) programme after pleading guilty to Common Assault. We m...
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Guest Blog – Leila Niknejad, Programmes Facilitator on Motivational Interviewing

This week we hear from Programmes Facilitator Leila who reflects on her experience of refreshing her Motivational Interviewing skills   Last week...
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