We have developed guidance for local area Community Justice Partnerships to use in the compilation of a Strategic Needs and Strengths Assessment (SNSA).

The development of a SNSA is a crucial step in the analysis and reporting of local priorities and is the foundation on which a local area can understand their population’s needs and the services and interventions that are in place locally. This guidance has been developed as a response to the need for support for local areas to begin this task. Download the guidance documents below:

  1. Strategic Needs and Strengths Assessment: Guidance Cover Paper
  2. Strategic Needs and Strengths Assessment Guidance Document
  3. Scottish Justice Process
  4. Strategic Needs and Strengths Assessment Demographic Data Manual
  5. Strategic Needs and Strengths Assessment Needs Data Manual
  6. Strategic Needs and Strengths Assessment Service Mapping Guidance

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