Thinking ahead – early action and TBI

The scale of Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the general population is only now beginning to be understood.  The T2A programme has published three reports on the TBI and young adult offenders: Repairing Shattered Lives: Brain injury and its implications for criminal justice (October 2012 with University of Exeter), Traumatic brain injury and offending – […]

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Call for education on brain injuries of offenders

Experts have called for increased awareness in the criminal justice system of how brain injuries are linked to offending. The British Psychological Society says the “hidden” nature of brain injuries and neurodisabilities means many offenders experience discriminatory treatment when entering the system. MSPs at the Scottish Parliament’s Holyrood Justice Committee took evidence from a panel […]

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