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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

Kirkwall Sheriff Court

All information provided by:

Orkney Community Justice Partnership

Orkney Community Justice Information

Published: 20 August 2021

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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health

Interventions suitable for

Offenders on disposal by Sheriff at Court

Programme Title and Provider

Criminal Justice Social Work referral to Community Psychiatric Nurse

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

Any Mental Health Treatment Requirement would be initially assessed at the Criminal Justice Social Work Report stage. If the Requirement is made, the Supervising Officer will liaise with the Community Mental Health Team and Community Psychiatric Nurse in relation to treatment and assessment of effectiveness.

Possible Outcomes

Increased awareness of mental health needs and management strategies which may ultimately lead to a reduction in further offending.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Suitable individuals will be identified at the Criminal Justice Social Work Report stage.