The Bradley report and the criminal justice workforce: tackling mental health and learning disabilities in the justice system

Document type
Paper
Corporate author(s)
Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health; Skills for Justice (Organization)
Publisher
Centre for Mental Health
Date of publication
30 March 2010
Subject(s)
Criminal Justice Services, Mental health services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This paper examines what justice workers need to help them to help to implement the 82 recommendations of the Bradley review of how the justice system supports people with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

It proposes a tiered framework approach, in which all criminal justice workers would get basic training in mental health and learning disability awareness. But extra training would be given to more specialist staff who provide ongoing support to people with mental health problems and learning disabilities

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