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Aboriginal Family Supervision Program.

Senior, Susan.
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Paper presented at the Best Practice Interventions in Corrections for Indigenous People Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology in conjunction with Department for Correctional Services SA and held in Adelaide, 13-15 October.

Senior outlines the history and development of the Aboriginal Family Supervision Program. This is a mentor program designed to to “deal with Aboriginal young people who have offended within their family group”. The mentor befriends the young offender, helps him/her find more productive activities, and move through the legal processes. Senior also outlines the bureaucratic stumbling blocks that the program has faced as well as the victories.


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