'Now You See Me, Now You Don't' - Service Delivery to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Offenders: A Study of Policy and Practice in Saskatchewan Community Corrections

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dc.contributor.advisor Patenaude, Allan
dc.contributor.author Gerger, Bonny Lynn
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-30T14:57:43Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-30T14:57:43Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10294/3540
dc.description A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master's of Arts in Justice Studies, University of Regina. v, 171 l. en_US
dc.description.abstract FASD offenders involved in community corrections present a variety of challenges. One of the primary presenting challenges facing community corrections practitioners is how best to provide service to FASD offenders. What would the components of a service delivery program include in order to most effectively meet the needs of FASD offenders receiving services from Saskatchewan Community Corrections? Utilizing case study methodology, this research explores the intersection of present day service delivery practice and proposed future practices in supervising offenders as demonstrated by the Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS) project. Interview sampling of two sub-groups of research participants was employed in an attempt to reconcile this method of proposed service delivery with specific aspects of „what works‟ with FASD offenders. Conducting one-on-one interviews with those probation officers involved in the STICS project and the implementation of community corrections policies comprised the first sub-group. Interviews with those involved in the criminal justice system with FASD expertise (ie. lawyers, judges, police, etc.) comprised the second. Using a thematic network as a thematic analysis tool for qualitative data, this research identified limitations within community corrections and the STICS project that would need to be addressed to ensure success in reduction of recidivism and ensuring public safety in providing services to FASD offenders. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Regina en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fetal alcohol syndrome--Patients--Services for--Saskatchewan
dc.subject.lcsh Offenders with mental disabilities--Services for--Saskatchewan
dc.subject.lcsh Mentally ill prisoners--Services for--Saskatchewan
dc.subject.lcsh Community-based corrections--Saskatchewan
dc.title 'Now You See Me, Now You Don't' - Service Delivery to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Offenders: A Study of Policy and Practice in Saskatchewan Community Corrections en_US
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.authorstatus Student en
dc.description.peerreview yes en
thesis.degree.name Master of Arts (MA) en_US
thesis.degree.level Master's en
thesis.degree.discipline Justice Studies en_US
thesis.degree.grantor University of Regina en
thesis.degree.department Department of Justice Studies en_US
dc.contributor.committeemember Jones, Nicholas
dc.contributor.committeemember Ruddell, Richard
dc.contributor.committeemember Greenberg, Hirsch
dc.contributor.externalexaminer Hardenbicker, Ulrike


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