Criminal justice social work statistics: 2017-2018

2017-2018 statistics on various areas of criminal justice social work in Scotland.

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Table 27: Reason for not meeting timescales for drug treatment and testing orders: 2017-18

First direct contact more than 1 working day after order imposed Percentage
Offender did not turn up 52.3
Offender ill 0.6
Offender in custody 2.3
Currently on order or supervision 2.9
Other: client based 8.0
Social worker not available 4.6
Other: non-client based 29.3
First case management meeting more than 5 working days after order imposed
Offender did not turn up 63.3
Offender ill 2.2
Offender in custody 4.4
Currently on order or supervision 3.3
Other: client based 10.0
Social worker not available 2.2
Other: non-client based 14.4

Note: Figures include DTTO IIs piloted in the City of Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian areas since June 2008. The first case management meeting involves clarifying requirements and expectations, and drawing up a case management plan. Orders transferred from other jurisdictions are not included.

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