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Katherine Macdivitt, Justice Analytical Services ISBN 978 0 7559 7076 6 (Web only publication) ISSN 0950 2254 This document is also available in pdf format (448k)
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION, METHODS AND BACKGROUNDIntroduction Background to implementation Methods
CHAPTER 2: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PILOTSTake-up Staffing Promotion and awareness of SDS Duration of orders SDS offender profiles compared with target groups Referral to SDS Compliance Factors facilitating / hindering implementation Conclusions
CHAPTER 3: PRELIMINARY OUTCOMESBenefits for offenders Re-offending on SDS Sentencing after SDS Disposals after SDS Conclusions
CHAPTER 4: PERCEPTIONS OF SDSGeneral perceptions SDS vs. alternatives Perceived advantages of SDS Conclusions
CHAPTER 5: COSTS
CHAPTER 6: OVERALL CONCLUSIONS
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