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"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior

Journal Article
Yates, P. (2019)
"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 29(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2019.1692399
Sibling abuse is a global problem, arguably the most prevalent form of family violence, and as harmful as other familial abuse. There is evidence internationally that sibling ...

Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland .

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Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2017)
Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland . Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Police Scotland’s contact with people with vulnerability and health problems has been increasing year-on-year, with significant costs and unknown outcomes associated. This is ...

Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour.

Book
Allardyce, S., & Yates, P. (2018)
Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour. Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press
‘At a time when a better-informed picture about the realities of child sexual abuse is urgently needed, this book provides a vital part of this complex jigsaw’ from the Forewo...

Long-term recovery from addiction: criminal justice involvement and positive criminology?

Book
Best, D., & Aston, E. V. (2014)
Long-term recovery from addiction: criminal justice involvement and positive criminology?. In N. Ronel, & D. Segev (Eds.), Positive Criminology: the good can overcome the bad, 177-193. Routledge
The positive criminology perspective looks at positive life influences that distance individuals from offending, and enable the growth of personal and social strengths. Within...

Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?

Journal Article
Aston, E. V. (2015)
Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(4), 396-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.11.002
Background This paper explores whether at different stages of the developmental cycle of adolescence, drug use and offending are associated with a similar set of risk factors ...

Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users.

Journal Article
Best, D., Walker, D., Aston, E., Pegram, C., & O'Donnell, G. (2010)
Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users. Policing and Society, 20(3), 358-369. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2010.493609
While there is a considerable evidence base showing links between drug use and offending and clear evidence of the impact of treatment engagement on drug-related offending, th...