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Families Outside – Impact Report 2017/2018

November 15th, 2018|Latest News, Partnership Reports|

Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland that works solely to support the families of people affected by imprisonment.  Their purpose is to improve outcomes for children and families affected by imprisonment [...]

Sources of resilience and their moderating relationships with harms from adverse childhood experiences

August 14th, 2018|Latest News|

Understanding how Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs affect individuals’ health and behaviour across the life course has been one of the most transformative developments in public health over recent years. A history of ACEs [...]

“What about me?” The impact on children when mothers are involved in the criminal justice system

August 10th, 2018|Latest News|

The imprisonment of a household member is one of ten adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) known to have a significant negative impact on children’s long-term health and wellbeing, their school attainment, and later life experiences. [...]

Daring to Ask “What Happened to You?” – Why Correctional Systems Must Become Trauma-Responsive

August 9th, 2018|Latest News|

Drawing on qualitative interview data collected during the author’s ongoing PhD research, this paper argues that the findings of many mainstream criminological studies and the dominant Risk/Needs/Responsivity (RNR) model of offender rehabilitation might be [...]

Community Justice Outcomes Improvement Plan 2018/21 – Now published

August 8th, 2018|Latest News|

Following approval from the Community Justice Ayrshire Board we have now published the Community Justice Outcomes Improvement Plan for 2018/21.  The plan aims to build on the work already undertaken in our first year, and it [...]