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Adverse childhood experiences and trauma among young people in the youth justice system

This report examines the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences in a representative sample of young people under youth justice supervision in South Australia.
Report

Bail practices and policy alternatives in Australia

There was a rapid increase in the remand in custody population in Australia between 2008 and 2018, partly caused by legislative responses to some high-profile offences committed by defendants while on bail. The approach in this study was to explore bail and remand policy that...
Report

The forgotten victims: prisoner experience of victimisation and engagement with the criminal justice system

Many women in prison have experienced intimate partner violence. As this form of violence is often intergenerational and entrenched, women in prison are widely considered to be at particular risk of ongoing victimisation following release. And yet, with support needs often unrecognised, it is likely...
Journal article

Adolescent and young adult substance use in Australian Indigenous communities: a systematic review of demand control program outcomes

This study reports the findings of a systematic review of the published literature evaluating the impact of substance use programs on Australian Indigenous youth.
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Prison-based correctional rehabilitation: An overview of intensive interventions for moderate to high-risk offenders

New offender rehabilitation programs have been rolled out since 2004, which this report argues are likely to have a positive impact on recidivism rates. Correctional rehabilitation programs are routinely offered to moderate to high-risk offenders in all Australian jurisdictions. The similarities in service provision between...