Offenders

Impact of women specific interventions

ESSS Outline

ESSS Outline Impact of  women specific interventions
Summarises evidence relating to the effectiveness of women specific interventions in addressing complex needs and the role they may play as preventative strategies in children's services.

Restorative justice

Iriss.fm, Episode 188

Iriss.fm
Conversation with Ciara Webb (social worker) about her research on restorative justice.

Electronic monitoring in the criminal justice system

Insight 40

Insight 40
Electronic monitoring (EM) is a generic term that encompasses a number of monitoring technologies and approaches. It can be used with different people for diverse purposes in youth justice and adult criminal justice systems (Nellis, Beyens and Kampinski, 2013). For the last 30 years, numerous western countries have predominantly used EM to monitor adult offenders’ compliance with curfews and other restrictions.

Secure care in Scotland

Iriss.fm, Episode 183

Iriss.fm
Practitioners working in secure care share their experiences, hopes and priorities for the future for young people in, and on the edges of, secure care.

Evaluation of Women's Community Justice Centres: findings published

Over 2013-15, the Scottish Government provided time-limited funding to 16 projects across Scotland to establish new and develop existing community services for women who offend. A national evaluation examined how these services were implemented and to what extent they contributed towards positive outcomes for women (associated with reduced reoffending). This national evaluation was completed at the end of May 2015. It was undertaken by Ruth Dryden and Colleen Souness, former Associates at Iriss

Shaping the criminal justice system: The role of those supported by criminal justice services

Insight 13

Insight 13 - Shaping the criminal justice system: The role of those supported by criminal justice services

This Insight, focuses on the issue of involving those who have offended in shaping the criminal justice system, exploring the different models of involvement, the effectiveness of different approaches and the implications for Criminal Justice Social Work services. Written by Beth Weaver (Glasgow School of Social Work, University of Strathclyde) and Claire Lightowler (Iriss).