Scottish Borders Council

Your View Counts: A small scale study to look at offenders views of the service they receive from Scottish Borders Criminal Justice Social Work.

Aims

  • To obtain and compare the views of offenders, particularly those on a Probation Order, of their experience and understanding of contact with Scottish Borders Criminal Justice Services, with a view to improving the service.

Methods

  • Questionnaire to all offenders over a two week period.
  • Interviews with six to eight clients on Probation Orders, to discuss their understanding of the purpose and the effectiveness of the order.

Personnel

  • Morag Campbell and Anne Sobek, Scottish Borders Council.
  • Mentor: Prof Bill Whyte, University of Edinburgh

Findings


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