Milton James, Indigenous Family Placement & Young Offenders

It is clearly evident that a number of young indigenous offenders are failing to respond to standard forms of intervention.  Indeed, a number of studies have shown that detention and a number of pre and post-court community based programs and practices, actually contributed to an increase in offending behaviour. (Thus, there remains a pressing need for creating and implementing effective ways of dealing with the more difficult\ young indigenous offender.

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