Scottish Borders

DETAILS

Local Authority area:

Scottish Borders

Primary Courts of relevance:

Jedburgh and Selkirk

All information provided by:

Scottish Borders Community Justice Partnership

Scottish Borders Community Justice Information

Published: 28 February 2020

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Any Other Relevant Information

Interventions suitable for

Assessed need.

Programme Title and Provider

Reconnect Women’s Service; Justice Social Work

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

No other information specified.

Possible Outcomes

A 12 week rolling group work programme for women who are at risk of offending and/or who have a number of complex social, emotional and psychological needs. The service aims to provide a safe and secure environment where women can build their confidence and self-esteem, and make positive steps towards improving their overall wellbeing, improve decision making processes. Outcomes are designed to reduce offending behaviours.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Through Justice Court report assessment.
Referral via Local Arrest Referral Scheme by Police Scotland.
Self-referral.

Where no specific scheme/intervention is available, is there capacity to provide a bespoke service based on judicial request?

The purpose of Reconnect is to support women at risk of offending or re offending. The service involves group participation and establishing links with other services that provide support.