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Complex Needs Capable - resource for working with clients with complex needs
Complex Needs Capable - resource for working with clients with complex needs

This resource was prepared to assist people working with clients presenting with drug and alcohol issues or co-existing drug and alcohol and mental health issues who have cognitive impairment (including intellectual disability, acquired brain injury and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder) and/or involvement with the criminal justice system.

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Fall in prison population
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Addressing women's victimisation histories in custodial settings
Addressing women's victimisation histories in custodial settings
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Mental health of prison entrants
Mental health of prison entrants
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Mental disorder prevalence at the gateway to the crminal justice  system
Mental disorder prevalence at the gateway to the crminal justice system
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NSW Bureau of Crime and Statistics - research about risk assessment of reoffending
NSW Bureau of Crime and Statistics - research about risk assessment of reoffending
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Taking Justice into Custody: Legal Needs of Prisoners
Taking Justice into Custody: Legal Needs of Prisoners

Law and Justice Foundation research report about the legal needs of prisoners

"Why does NSW have a higher imprisonment rate than Victoria?"

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) publication about differences in imprison rates between NSW and Victoria

Good practice in women’s prisons: A literature review
Good practice in women’s prisons: A literature review
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NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) publication about differences in imprison rates between NSW and Victoria
NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) publication about differences in imprison rates between NSW and Victoria

BOCSAR research paper about the rate of juvenile re-offending

Corrective Services research and statistics regarding prisoners in correctional centres in NSW
Corrective Services research and statistics regarding prisoners in correctional centres in NSW
Corrective Services NSW handbook for friends and families of prisoners
Corrective Services NSW handbook for friends and families of prisoners
Map of current legal services being delivered to prisons in NSW by legal assistance providers
Map of current legal services being delivered to prisons in NSW by legal assistance providers