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Why you shouldn't ask 'Why?'

Why you shouldn't ask 'Why?'

Several approaches to supporting people, such as Brief Solution Focused Therapies, Motivational Interviewing and Coaching promote the use of [...] Read more

Therapeutic Involvement

Therapeutic Involvement

I first proposed this model when researching the Therapeutic Working Alliance in Prison-based Drug Treatment. Exploring the relationship between [...] Read more

What is 'What Works'?

What is 'What Works'?

Research findings have long favoured treatment over punishment in terms of effective reduction of recidivism, although this has not always been the [...] Read more

Asperger Syndrome and Strength-Based Assessment

Asperger Syndrome and Strength-Based Assessment

This post will look at using a 'strength based approach' to working along side people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, especially Asperger [...] Read more

Lessons from the DRDs in Scotland 2016 Report

Lessons from the DRDs in Scotland 2016 Report

In 2016, 867 drug-related deaths were recorded in Scotland. Similarly to the figures reported by the ONS relating to drug-related deaths in England [...] Read more

Autism and the Case of Jimmy

Autism and the Case of Jimmy

Jimmy's case (names have been changed to ensure anonymity) is the fifth in a series of case studies exploring autism and the criminal justice system. [...] Read more

Autism and the Case of Tony

Autism and the Case of Tony

Tony's case (names have been changed to ensure anonymity) is the fourth in a series of case studies exploring how autism can influence entry into the [...] Read more

Autism and the Case of Andy

Autism and the Case of Andy

Andy's case (names have been changed to ensure anonymity) is the third in a series of case studies exploring how autism can influence entry into the [...] Read more

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