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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Alcohol


Local Authority area:

East Dunbartonshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Glasgow, Paisley, Dunbarton, Airdrie Sheriff Courts

All information provided by:

East Dunbartonshire Community Justice Partnership

East Dunbartonshire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Alcohol

Interventions suitable for

People on community orders with substance dependency issues

Programme title and provider

Alcohol and Drugs Recovery

Details of all Specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

Justice Social Work and Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services (ADRS) jointly fund a Senior Addiction Nurse, who will attend the JSW office two days a week to meet with clients within the Justice system.

Possible Outcomes

This serves to aid compliance with the Order and promote the welfare of the client Addressing an individual’s alcohol dependence can therefore help address offending behaviour as well as wider personal and social needs.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

An alcohol treatment requirement can be considered where the individual’s dependence on alcohol contributes to the offending behaviour. It will only be imposed in addition to an offender supervision requirement. The potential need for this requirement would be identified by CJSW staff in consultation with relevant others involved in the treatment of the individual.