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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 [...]