The relationship between intellectual disability, Indigenous status and risk of reoffending in juvenile offenders on community orders.

@article{Frize2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between intellectual disability, Indigenous status and risk of reoffending in juvenile offenders on community orders.},
  author={M Frize and Dianna T. Kenny and Christopher John Lennings},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2008},
  volume={52 Pt 6},
  pages={510-9}
}
BACKGROUND Intellectual disability (ID), age and aboriginal status have been independently implicated as risk factors for offending to varying degrees. This study examined the relationship between age, ID and the Indigenous status of juvenile offenders. It also examined the outcomes of the sample's offending in terms of court appearances and sentencing, criminogenic needs and risk of reoffending. METHOD The sample comprised 800 juvenile offenders on community orders of whom 19% were… CONTINUE READING

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