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Primary Courts of relevance:
Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and Dundee
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Fife Community Justice Partnership
Fife Community Justice Information
Published: 15 November 2022
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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health
Interventions suitable for
Anyone aged over 16 resident in Fife
Programme title and provider
Treatment: mental health
Details of all Specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available
The mental treatment requirement is rarely used in Fife, and indeed Scotland, due to the very specific wording of the legislation. Cases with mental health treatment requirements have been facilitated by the Community Forensic Mental Health Team. The Women’s Justice Team has access to a Community Psychiatric Nurse, Clinical psychologist and psychology assistant and psychologist based within their team from a specific funding stream.
The individual would be able to access therapeutic mental health interventions to treat mental ill health or broader psychological issues.
Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention
The individual would require a specific assessment by a specified mental health professional who would then over see that requirement of the Order.