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Autism and the Criminal Justice System

Autism and the Criminal Justice System

Autism is a 'neurodifference' that affects the way that people process information and perceive and interact with the world around them, it is not a [...] Read more

Typologies of Prisoner Compliance

Typologies of Prisoner Compliance

Ben Crewe (2009; 2013) developed a compliance model describing five different types of compliant (or non-compliant) prisoner: enthusiasts, [...] Read more

Working with Primary Drug Users vs. Primary Offenders

Working with Primary Drug Users vs. Primary Offenders

It has been proposed in an earlier post that some drug using offenders are primarily offenders who use drugs and that others are primarily drug users [...] Read more

Brief Motivational Interviewing

Brief Motivational Interviewing

The Menu of Strategies The Menu of Strategies was initially developed as a brief motivational intervention for use with substance users in medical [...] Read more

Role Induction and Autism

Role Induction and Autism

'Role Clarification' or 'Role Induction' is a key component of the Pro-Social Modelling approach (Trotter, 1999). It is a process designed to [...] Read more

Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Substance Use Intervention

Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Substance Use Intervention

The biopsychosocial model proposes that there are physiological, behavioural and social factors that coalesce to increase the risk of developing [...] Read more

CBT Models of Substance Use Intervention

CBT Models of Substance Use Intervention

Cognitive-behavioural approaches are best perceived as encompassing a range of methods for working with substance users rather than as a single [...] Read more

The Medical Model of Substance Use Intervention

 The Medical Model of Substance Use Intervention

The medical model distinguishes between people who are psychologically dependent on drugs through their expectations or beliefs about their [...] Read more

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