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Autism and the Case of Billy

Autism and the Case of Billy

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

Autism and the Case of Sally

Autism and the Case of Sally

This is the first in a series of case studies exploring how autism can influence entry into the criminal justice system and how it might be [...] Read more

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

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