People with brain injuries, developmental issues ‘over-represented’ in justice system – new report by Chief Science Advisor (Justice)

We have always known the challenges of those who are imprisoned in terms of early life trauma due to issues such as exposure the family violence and general violence, drug addiction and learning difficulties. This report by Ian Lambie, the Chief Science Advisor for Justice provides the evidence for a humane way to understand the challenges facing those who are in prison and what can be done to support them onto a desistance pathway.

Hannah Graham from Stuff reports (read more).

Published on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, under Offender work

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