Read the report by Churchill Fellow, Michelle Enbom on learning new ways to manage intellectually disabled people in prisons including transition to the community. Link here: https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/media/fellows/Enbom_M_2015_Intellectually_disabled_offenders_including_transition_to_the_community.pdf
Since its inception in 2005, over 3000 delegates have attended the Reintegration Puzzle Conference sharing ideas about supports that enable people leaving prison to rebuild their lives. Increasingly there has been a focus on the systemic barriers people face when … Continue reading →
Professor Joe Graffam and Jenny Crosbie have co-authored a chapter in CEDA’s latest publication: ‘Connecting people with progress: securing future economic development’. They submit that smarter justice must be preventive, rehabilitative, and restorative and built on the following built three core principles: • … Continue reading →
A new report from JSS which raises concerns regarding the welfare and treatment of young adults in Victorian prisons, and questions whether these standards are being met. Access the report here.
AIC study in three Indigenous communities in Western Australia developing diversionary strategies for young people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Findings and policy messages from an evaluation of Moving Forward: Making Changes an intensive group-based treatment programme for sex offenders in Scotland. Link here
A recently released report from the NSW government which identifies key behavioural drivers and barriers for engaging in voluntary, behaviour-based programs is available here.
In this study, the ‘most commonly reported barriers assessed quantitatively were items related to Absence of Problem: “I do not think I have a problem with drugs” (42.8%), Privacy Concerns: “I do not like to talk about my personal life … Continue reading →
The Law Council of Australia has delivered its final report on its national, comprehensive review into the state of access to justice in Australia for people experiencing significant disadvantage. It makes specific recommendations in relation to people in prison and detention, people with … Continue reading →
Experts discuss the merits of electronic monitoring devices in the criminal justice system here.