Journal article

Transition from prison for people with intellectual disability: A qualitative study of service professionals

Jesse T Young, Kate van Dooren, Fernanda Claudio, Craig Cumming, Nick Lennox

TRENDS AND ISSUES IN CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE | AUSTRALIAN INST CRIMINOLOGY | Published : 2016

Grants

Awarded by Criminology Research Grant from the Australian Institute of Criminology


Funding Acknowledgements

This project was supported by a Criminology Research Grant from the Australian Institute of Criminology (CRG 26/13-14). The authors would like to acknowledge Outcare, UnitingCare West and all other organisations and individuals that contributed to this study. Their generous contributions allowed the study to make important observations and achieve insights. As recruiting was difficult, the authors are particularly grateful to all key informants who went to great lengths to provide their time and expertise for this study. The authors would also like thank their two talented research assistants, Mr Nathan Visser in Western Australia and Ms Carmel Blackburn in Queensland, who conducted all interviews and made most transcriptions.