Charlie Brooker, Honorary Professor, Centre for Sociology and Criminology, Royal Holloway, University of London, presented the 14th Annual Martin Tansey Memorial Lecture, "Probation and Mental Health: Do We Really Need 'Equivalent' Care?”  online on Monday 24th May, 2021.

Martin Tansey was the founding Chairperson of ACJRD.  Each year, ACJRD marks the contribution which Martin made to both Criminal Justice in Ireland and to this Association with a Memorial Lecture in spring.  To view further information and papers from the lectures which have taken place since the inaugural event in 2008, please click here.

To view a copy of Professor Brooker's lecture slides, please click here.

 

The following links were shared by members of the audience during the Q&A session that followed the lecture

SPACE - Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics   https://www.coe.int/en/web/prison/space

Suicide and probation: A systematic review of the literature:   https://www.cep-probation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Suicide-and-probation-A-systematic-review-of-the-literature-Sirdifield-Brooker-Marples.pdf

https://www.cep-probation.org/knowledgebases/mental-health-research/

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