Supporting neurodiversity in the Justice Sector

Do-IT Profiler delivers training and tools. Our Neurodiversity Profiler is an accessible person-centred approach to supporting people in the Justice Sector whether in Prisons, on Probation, in Secure Training Centres, Youth Justice Services, charities or organisations. Do-IT Profiler provides screening tools to support Neurodiversity in the justice sector.

The tools are tried, tested and have been specifically developed for the Justice Sector both adult and young people. The Profiler system is easy to use, translatable, accessible and provides practical guidance for staff and the person, written in partnership with the organisations in the Justice Sector. Do-IT Profiler’s efficient and accessible Management Information System collates all data automatically, enabling data driven decision and planning to be undertaken. Do-IT also delivers Neurodiversity training in the context of the justice sector.

Here’s how we can help…

Quick identification of needs

The Profiler quickly identifies a person’s neurodiverse strengths and challenges.

Targeted support

The Profiler reports allows you to identify the areas for targeted support.

Outcomes

The Profiler help you to better measure outcomes and plan future provisions.

Do-IT Profiler Benefits

  • Quick and easy to set up and tried and tested for more than 10 years in justice setting
  • Up-skills staff and supports better conversations
  • Identifies and targets specific support needs
  • Tracks measures and records a range of outcomes
  • Used in custody and in the community
  • Accessible including multilingual options
  • The pathway and pace can be determined by each setting dependent on the processes and needs.
  • Allows for Learning Difficulty and Disability specialists and education to target support and focus on the most vulnerable

Who we work with

Prison

1 in 3 people in prison will have a learning difficulty or disability (also known as Neurodiversity). Most will not have a diagno…

Youth service

The Young Person Profiler delivers an accessible person-centred approach to supporting young people in the Justice…

Community

1 in 3 people on probation will have a learning difficulty or disability (also known as Neurodiversity) . Most will not have a…

Resources

Prison Terms Resource

This glossary of terms used in prison was created in collaboration with people with experience of prison and can be used on induction to support those coming into prison.

5 Tips to help with attention and concentration difficulties

An example of tips that can be used in prison to support attention and concentration difficulties taken from the Prison Profiler.

Rationale for a person-centred approach to screening for ND in prisons

Do you want to know the research behind the need for the Profiler in prisons? Download the resource for the rationale and academic references.

Customer testimonials

What love hearing from our customers, here’s what some of our justice clients had to say about Do-IT…

Devon and Cornwall Police

“From the start, the Do-IT team have been professional, swift and responsive in helping us not only to implement the profiler but how to ensure our Keyworkers and service users can get the best out of it. They have provided a wealth of supporting resources, guidance and training to improve the team’s understanding of neurodiversity and how it can impact the individuals they’re working with. Our keyworkers have found the report very valuable in establishing the needs of particular service users…implementing the profiler has provided our team with an accessible, and tangible resource we can utilise, to ensure we are identifying and adapting to the needs of our service users, whilst providing them with a supportive resources and strategies they can implement now and take forward into the future.”
St Helens Youth Justice Service Logo

Operational Manager, Lee Matthews, St Helens Youth Justice Service

“Do-IT profiler’ has been an invaluable in assisting Youth Justice Service practitioners to identify the neurodiverse strengths and challenges of the children that we work with. Using this tool, practitioners have been able to tailor plans and interventions specifically with each child in mind. In addition, practitioners have been able to share findings with other key agencies to ensure a each child’s needs are supported appropriately across the partnership. Regular data analysis from the team has also helped us to gain a greater understanding of the neurodiversity of children known to our service.”