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FASD and Criminal Justice

A recent court case [September 2016] in Western Australia highlights the problem associated with diagnosing FASD.  The judgement is clear!  Those responsible for the care and support of people, must identify, diagnose and syupport those people with FASD. 

pdfFASD_Court_Case_in_WA.pdf260.14 KB

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Contact with the criminal justice system is a common secondary disability of FASD.  It has been found that 60% of people with FASD will have contact with the criminal justice system.  Jerrod Brown Adjunct Professor at Concordia University Minnesota has prepared a number of very informative papers on FASD and the criminal justice system.

 

 article-confabulation_article_journal_of_law_enforcement.pdf239.35 KB

article-fasd_and_cjs_for_law_enforcement_journal.pdf229.77 KB

article-FASD_and_the_Juvenile_Justice_System_A_Need_for_Increased_Awareness.pdf252.93 KB

article-FASD_offender_reentry.pdf310.85 KB

article-FASD_screening_in_criminal_justice_settings.pdf16.14 KB

article-Fetal_Alcohol_Spectrum_Disorder_and_the_Courts.pdf268.6 KB

article-Fetal_Alcohol_Spectrum_Disorder_in_Confinement_Settings.pdf350.04 KB

FST-1.3-FASD-and-Art-Therapy-An-Exploratory-Review.pdf283.86 KB

FST-1.3-FASD-A-Review-for-Criminal-Justice-and-Legal-Educators.pdf157.05 KB

FST-1.3-FASD-in-the-Criminal-Justice-System-Invisible-in-Plain-Sight.pdf118.09 KB

FST-1.3-Social-Dysfunction-A-Key-Deficit-in-Adults-with-Suspected-and-Confirmed-FASD.pdf166.6 KB

FST-1.3-What-Forensic-Professionals-Need-to-Know-About-FASD.pdf249.19 KB

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