Crime Pics II Assessment Tool
General Offending Module
Anger, Violence Control
Alcohol and Substance Misuse
Young Men and Offending
Gang Crime and Territorialism (including Sectarianism)
Ross Programme for Young Women
“Use yer Heid”
Measures the risk of re-offending.
Examines what constitutes an offence, looks at the differences between the Children’s Hearing and Court Systems and provides factual information on consequences and risks associated with involvement in offending behaviour.
Examines who is a victim and encourages recognition of and empathy with victims of criminal activity and abusive behaviours.
Examines the difference between Passive, Assertive and Aggressive Behaviours. Looks at the individual triggers for anger and aggression and provides strategies to enable the young person to reduce the likelihood of conflict and violence.
Examines the risks and links between Alcohol and/or Substance misuse and offending behaviour.
Examines the role and image of young men in today’s society
Specific intervention for young people involved in Car Crime
Individual or group based modular programme for young people involved in gang fighting.
Individual module for young people who have been involved in Racism related offences or who display and/or promote racist attitudes
Groupwork programme for young women involved in offending
Modular programme aimed at low tariff offenders of a younger age.
Used at initial appointment to assess appropriate modular programme required to meet criminogenic needs
Initial module completed by all young people referred to the project
Intervention based on offending profile of young person.
Modular programme based on young persons individual offending profile
Modular programme based on young persons individual and alcohol or substance misuse related offending profile
Modular programme which encourages young men to examine their attitudes and perceived role in today’s society
Modular Intervention for young people involved in Car related offending
Modular programme which examines the links to gang related offending, sectarianism and attitudes and values
A modular programme which challenges perceptions of other races and cultures as being inferior.
Groupwork sessions for young women of similar age and offending profiles who would benefit from a mid range intervention
Individual sessional programme to develop thinking, negotiation, listening and problem solving skills. Aimed at young people involved in minor offending or anti-social behaviours
Assessment requires response from young person to a list of questions which measure attitudes, anticipation of reoffending and victim awareness
Requires young person to look at their own behaviours and situation to enable them to make informed choices over continuing to be involved in offending.
Module examines who is a victim, looks at how victims are created, and examines the individuals moral reasoning through examination of bullying and abusive behaviours and through increased awareness aims to promote empathy with victims of criminal and/or abusive behaviours.
Individual sessional programme based on the young persons personal experiences of anger related behaviours.
Through self assessment the young person is encouraged to examine their personal Alcohol and/or substance use and recognise the link to offending and risk taking behaviour. In addition a range of resources and factual information is used to inform the young person on the associated health risks, effects on thinking and co-ordination skills and legal implications for themselves and others.
Through self examination highlights positive attributes and values and promotes inclusive and respect based principles and values.
Examines the reasons for the young person’s involvement with car related offending, through discussion allows the young person to recognise the potential dangers to self, other road users and pedestrians. Module provides factual information on legal consequences and financial implications for future.
Examines what constitutes a gang, codes relating to gang involvement and similarities between opposing gangs. Explores why young people become involved in territorialism and looks at the impact on the individual and the local community
Examines the origins of the young persons beliefs and through discussion aims to dispel fears and misunderstandings surrounding members of ethnic societies. Promotes tolerance and respect through the identification of similarities and common experiences.
Promotes thinking and problem solving skills by looking at problems from a young women’s perspective. Develops moral reasoning through discussion and the use of scenarios.
Through the use of discussion and media examines the skills required to reduce conflict, improve social skills and opportunities
Three monthly reviews or at relevant stage of modular programme, internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
Module, on average, takes 6 sessions to complete however this is dependant on young person’s commitment and capability. This module can be revisited at any stage of the intervention in order to reinforce and inform on risks and consequences of behaviours reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
This module is session based and will continue until the young person is able to fully understand the concept of behaviours which victimise others as well as empathising with the feelings experienced by victims. The modular theme is present in all areas of intervention reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
This modular programme is session based and the length of the intervention is dependant on the young person’s levels of aggression or violent behaviours. By reviewing situations the young person has been involved in they can identify alternative resolution strategies in a safe and non threatening environment reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
Alcohol and/or Substance misuse is reviewed through the use of DUST Assessment, personal inventory or personal reduction plans which are managed by the young person and reviewed weekly also internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
A short focussed intervention suitable for those young men who have few or no positive male role models available reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
Success of intervention measured through reduction in car related offending reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
A short focussed intervention aimed at challenging attitudes related to territorialism and sectarianism through the promotion of respect and tolerance reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
A short focussed programme which challenges perceptions through education reviewed though Crime Pics assessment internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
Groupwork programme aimed at promoting relationships and assisting young women to identify and develop their chosen role in society reviewed though Crime Pics assessment, internal supervision and regular update of Service Plan on Internal E-Aspire System
Individual programme incorporating the use of modern media applications to encourage participation aimed at reducing the young person’s involvement in minor offending and anti-social behaviours through increased self awareness and self esteem. To enable the young person to improve thinking and problem solving skills to enable them to increase participation in Education and leisure opportunities.
The assessment tool results in a score which can identify low, moderate and high risk of reoffending. The score is specific to 5 areas of risk i.e.; general attitudes to offending, anticipation of reoffending, victim awareness, evaluation of crime as worthwhile and a personal problem inventory. Reviews can identify a decreased or increased score in the specific areas as well as overall.
Provides factual overview of Youth and Adult Criminal Justice Systems, offending and potential consequences to enable young person to make informed choices regarding their behaviours.
Aims to promote understanding of the effects of victimisation in order to reduce bullying and intimidating behaviours by the young person. Increased victim empathy results in a reduction in Crime Pics Assessment Score
Through increased awareness of personal triggers to anger, the young person is encouraged and more able to use appropriate responses to avoid or reduce the potential for involvement in conflict or violent behaviour.
Increased awareness of the risks and potential hazards associated through alcohol and substance misuse and an increased awareness of the link between alcohol and substance related behaviours. Where applicable personal reduction plans are agreed and implemented.
Increase in aspirations and awareness of positive opportunities
Reduction of risk to offender, road users and general public and increased road safety awareness.
Increased independence and ability to form own opinions.
Increased tolerance and respect for a diverse society.
Improved behaviours and independence of thought. Reduction in offending behaviours.
Reduced levels of offending, increased educational attainment, improved self esteem and confidence and increased aspiration for the future.