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Peer Review Status: Unrefereed
Title: Evaluation of the Scottish Prison Service Transitional Care Initiative: Interim Findings - Staff Views of Transitional Care
Authors: MacRae, Rhoda
McIvor, Gill
Malloch, Margaret
Eley, Susan
Yates, Rowdy
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Citation: MacRae R, McIvor G, Malloch M, Eley S & Yates R (2004) Evaluation of the Scottish Prison Service Transitional Care Initiative: Interim Findings - Staff Views of Transitional Care. Scottish Executive. Scottish Executive Effective Interventions Unit.
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Scottish Executive Effective Interventions Unit
Abstract: First paragraph: In June 2000 the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) launched a revised drug strategy aimed at, among other things, effectively managing the transition between prison and the community. Transitional Care was introduced by SPS in 2001 to support shortterm prisoners (that is, those serving less than four years) and remand prisoners with an identified substance misuse problem. Prisoners serving four years or more are already catered for through the SPS Sentence Management System and statutory post-release arrangements and are therefore not included in the Transitional Care initiative.
Type: Research Report
Rights: Use in this Repository permitted as holders of the PSI Click Use Licence: The PSI Click-Use Licence is for use of information produced by the Scottish Parliament. Licence Holder: University of Stirling, Licence no. C2006002087.
Affiliation: University of Stirling
Applied Social Science
Applied Social Science
University of Stirling
Sociology/Social Pol&Criminology

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