Preventing and improving interactions between autistic individuals and the criminal justice system: A roadmap for research
Source: Wiley Online Library
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention
As the field of autism spectrum disorder is growing there is a need to create approaches that prevent and improve interactions between law enforcement and autistic individuals. The authors use the Sequential Intercept Model (SMI) as a means to provide a framework and identify opportunities.