Do-IT Profiler and Custodial Settings

Criminal Justice System

Do-IT Profiler delivers an accessible person-centred approach to supporting people moving through the Criminal Justice System (CJS).

This includes screening tools for learning difficulties and disabilities that have been tried,tested and specifically developed for the CJS. The system sits on the intranet and can be delivered by peer mentors or staff with little training or support.

It is easy to use and provides practical guidance for staff and offenders written in partnership with the CJS. It can assist in sign posting support.

It has an efficient Management Information System that collates all data  automatically enabling data driven decision and planning to be undertaken.

What's included?

The Profiler includes screening tools for learning difficulties and disabilities that have been tried,tested and specifically developed for the CJS. The system sits on the intranet and can be delivered by peer mentors or staff without the need for specialist training or support. Easy to use.Provides practical guidance for staff and persons in the contect of the CJS. It can assist in sign posting support. It has an efficient Management Information System with Case Management tools that can collate all data in one place.

What's in the Profiler system?

  • Screening tools and resources for Learning Difficulties and Disabilities
  • Report for staff with practical easy to use guidance
  • Practical guidance for the person in the CJS
  • Data management system for the prison/rehabilitation setting for comprehensive reporting and to measure service outcomes
  • Resettlement and skills packs for work tools with resources including CV maker
  • Literacy, numeracy and ICT tools
  • Mental Health and wellbeing tools with associated resources
  • Monitoring tools to measure change over time and for measuring outcomes
  • Potential to deliver this in a range of languages for multi-lingual usage
  • A range of languages available
  • Aligns to the Coates review (2016) recommendations

Who is this for?

  • Prisons
  • CRCs’
  • Probation settings
  • Resettlement / support settings
  • For organisations supporting ex-offenders
  • Court settings (additional modules available)
Do-IT Profiler is currently used in numerous prisons across the UK and has been used in NEET, YOI and adult offending settings.

Experience, research, and testing from the past ten years have allowed the development of a suite of tools developed specifically for assessing Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) in this context and delivering a person-centered approach (aligning to The Coates Review, 2016).

The Learning Difficulties and Disabilities assessment modules for offending settings not only ask about social, communication, literacy, numeracy, attention and coordination skills but also provide personalised guidance for those working in the offending setting and for the individual.

Alongside the screening tools, other background information is collated regarding relevant educational and medical history, and also their current social settings and potential challenges.

Additional modules are available for education( Literacy, Numeracy and ICT) , support mental health and well being, and to aid the development of skills or work and preparing the offender for resettlement.

Guidance is provided in a variety of formats to support the individual’s learning style, including Word documents, video, fact sheets and MP3 files to aid accessibility.

Download Offending settings: bringing the pieces together end-to-end, our comprehensive report on using Do-IT Profiler in the CJS. This includes a review of the latest research and understanding of LDD.

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