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Positive pathways through the criminal justice system

Social Work With Adults

Liz kindly agreed to write this blog about the work she is doing to support people with health and care needs in the criminal justice system. "I prompt positive change in individuals who had found themselves in contact with the justice system." It was in this role that I first had contact with criminal justice agencies.

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Review launched into safeguarding people from carer abuse at home

Community Care

It will also cover the offences of ill-treatment or wilful neglect by care workers or providers , under sections 20 and 21 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015. Under the terms of reference, the review will cover all people receiving care at home, including in supported living or other housing with care arrangements, in England.

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Incarceration, Reentry, Prevention, Criminal Justice Reform - Dante Barber

Doin' The Work

We talk about Dante’s prevention work of speaking to youth about his own experience in the criminal justice system, prisoner reentry, and the campaign to close Rikers Island. Dante shares about how he got into this work and his “journey of change.” I hope you enjoy the conversation. I hope you enjoy the conversation.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Mental Health and Criminal Justice

Counselor Toolbox podcast

FASD in the criminal justice system - Case management and Unmet needs for caregivers Summary - Additional modules will focus on topics including… - Accommodations for the clinician to prevent exasperation and burnout. FASD in the criminal justice system - Case management and Unmet needs for caregivers

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Caseload limits proposed to ease burnout and support effective social work

Community Care

The Setting the Bar study , which surveyed more than 1,500 social workers in Scotland – about a quarter of the public-sector workforce – recommended ‘indicative’ limits of 15 cases for children’s social workers and 20 to 25 for peers carrying out adults’ and criminal justice work. and criminal justice 24.6.

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Councils would still employ social workers under proposed National Care Service for Scotland

Community Care

Under the new approach, councils, the NHS and the Scottish Government would share accountability for the NCS, which would initially cover adults’ services only, with the possibility in future that it would also incorporate children’s and criminal justice social work.

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Secure children’s home bed numbers fall despite huge level of need

Community Care

The number of places contracted to the Ministry of Justice to place children detained by the criminal justice system remained stable, at 105, meaning the drop in capacity fell entirely on local authorities looking to place children on welfare grounds or, more rarely, on remand.