Posts Tagged 'crime'

Just Us – Conversation Cafe

You are invited to attend a Just Us Conversation Café Event

When?
Friday 28th April (10am – 1.30pm)
Friday 12th May (10am – 1.30pm)
Monday 29th May (12.30pm – 4pm)

Where?
Walpole Hall
27 Chester Street
Edinburgh
EH3 7EN

Who are we?
Just Us is a group led by women who have experience of mental health issues and of being in the criminal justice system. This group is supported by Willow, which provides a range of services to women who have had involvement with the criminal justice system.

Just Us was awarded funding from See Me Scotland to raise awareness surrounding the stigma experienced by women who have mental health issues and criminal justice involvement.

What we are inviting you to?
The group has created a film which highlights the collective experiences of women who have mental health difficulties and criminal justice involvement.

The film will be showcased on the above dates, and will be introduced by Just Us who will present an overview about the work they have undertaken to date. You will be invited to participate in group discussion centering around the issues arising, and there will also be a research based presentation, which looks statistically and empirically at the known issues faced by women in the criminal justice system.

Please choose which event you would like to attend and reply to Anne.P.Hall@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

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Time for Change

The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) has published the full evaluation report on the intensive support service for young women aged 14-17 at high risk of secure care or custody. You can see view the briefing and the full report on the SCCJR website or view the full report here: Time for Change Report

Discovering Desistance

Fergus McNeill has held workshops on Discovering Desistance; this link will bring you to a web page which contains links to some excellent material.

This is the link to the main IRISS Discovering Desistance blog.

Enjoy!

Ciara


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