Forensic and Mental Health C83FMH. Lecture 2: Interventions for offending behaviour Dr Ellen Townsend. NB. You do not have all my slides on handouts: make notes!. Aims. To evaluate whether interventions designed to rehabilitate offenders are effective
Lecture 2: Interventions for offending behaviour
Dr Ellen Townsend
NB. You do not have all my slides on handouts:
Risk factors include -
'Prison not working' for young offendersMatt Weaver
Monday May 8, 2006Guardian Unlimited
‘Government's young offender scheme fails’
27th October 2005
A child can be responsible for criminal behaviour in the England and Wales at age 10.
15 to 17 year-olds in prison - more than doubled in last ten years
Observational study without control groups e.g. Cross-sectional study?
Experimental study with random allocation
Source: Khan et al (2003)
for post-operative pain relief
treatment effects in controlled trials
(Schulz et al 1995)
Trials were compared with those with adequately concealed treatment allocation
6. Developmentally Appropriate.
7. Continuous Effort.
8. Evaluation & Accountability.
* Cochrane Library: available via e-library gateway
*PDFs of papers in FMH practicals folder on Spsych