Table of contents

  • Abbreviations
  • Summary
    • Methodology
    • Data issues
    • Recommendations
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Background
    • The health of justice-involved youth
      • Youth justice supervision
      • Youth justice, homelessness and child protection data linkage
      • National deaths in custody monitoring program
      • Other data sources
      • Issues limiting a national picture
      • Why youth justice health data are important
    • Governance of youth justice health in Australia
  • 3 Feasibility study outcomes
    • Methodology
    • Support for a youth justice health data collection
      • Agreement on priority data items
      • Scope
        • Support for inclusion of community-based supervision
    • The NPHDC methodology is unsuitable
      • Flow of those under supervision
      • Inclusion of community-based supervision
      • Issues with literacy, attention and capacity for self-reporting
      • Relevant health concerns
    • Alternative data collection methodologies
      • Administrative by-product data collection
      • Short entrants and dischargees survey
      • Data linkage
      • Alcohol and other drug treatment services
      • Disability services
      • Mental health services
  • 4 Conclusions and recommendations
  • References
  • List of tables