Tara Johnson

Assistant Commissioner Joseph Cassar1, Mr Dominic Teakle2, Mr Alex Sakis3, Superintendent Mark Wall (chair)1 1NSW Police Force, Sydney, Australia, 2Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC) NSW, Whalan, Australia, 3NSW Department of Education, Sydney, Australia This panel will look at opportunities where...
  • March 18, 2019
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Mr David Law1, Mr Dylan Roberts1 1Legal Aid Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Recommendation 25.31 of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory was that: All legal practitioners appearing in a youth court be accredited...
  • March 18, 2019
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Mrs Sarah Andruchow1 1Juvenile Justice Nsw, , Australia Prevention is better than cure. This conventional saying surely rings true for terrorism. Although the traditional approach to crime has been to respond, the present expectation of governments is to prevent crime...
  • March 18, 2019
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Assistant Commissioner Joseph Cassar1, Mr Dominic  Teakle2 1NSW Police Force, Sydney, Australia, 2Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC) NSW, Whalan, Australia The NSW Police Force and PCYC NSW have partnered together to deliver a suite of early intervention programs for young...
  • March 18, 2019
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Ms Stavroola Anderson1 1Australasian Corrections Education Association, Sydney, Australia In each of the 18 locations in Australia in which young people are detained on justice-related matters, operates a school or education centre. The educational staff who work in these locations...
  • March 18, 2019
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Mr Greg Edwards1, Mr Kelvin  Cook1 1Juvenile Justice NSW, Dubbo, Australia In response to the high number of juveniles, predominantly aboriginal, detained on lengthy remand periods, the Western Region implemented a specialised team in 2012 to focus on reducing the...
  • March 18, 2019
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Ms Mandy Loundar1, Mr Hamish Thorburn2 1Juvenile Justice NSW, Sydney, Australia, 2NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Australia Randomised controlled trials are considered to be the ‘gold standard’ for research designs. However, implementation of a randomized controlled trial...
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Ms Ruth Marshall1 1Juvenile Justice Nsw, , Australia Young people with intellectual disability or cognitive impairment are over-represented in the criminal justice system for a number of reasons, and the role of our staff at Juvenile Justice is to identify...
  • March 18, 2019
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Mr Jesse Nastaly1 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Background: Those who fail to complete intervention programs are at greater risk of reoffending and often re-offend more rapidly. The research into the prediction of program attrition and its relationship...
  • March 18, 2019
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Ms Alison Tibbey1, Ms Janet Bels, Ms Vicki Geach, Ms Donna Young, Ms Jodi Rigg 1NSW Department Of Justice, Juvenile Justice, , Australia Mental Health conditions affect one in five employees in Australia and present substantial costs to organisations.  A...
  • March 18, 2019
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