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Criminal Justice Social Work Statistics in Scotland: 2014-15

Criminal Justice Social Work Statistics in Scotland: 2014-15

Thursday, March 24, 2016

ISBN: 9781786521675

National level information on criminal justice social work activity in Scotland, including CJSW reports and social work orders.

Executive Summary

The number of criminal justice social work reports submitted to the courts has shown an overall downward trend over the past six years.

The number of social work orders issued has been fairly stable over the past seven years with numbers generally around the 20,000 mark.

Over three-quarters of total social work orders commencing in 2014-15 included an element of unpaid work or other activity.

Sixty eight per cent of social work order terminations resulted in completion/ discharge in 2014-15