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The only book on Dovegate Therapeutic Community; Contains first-hand insider accounts by staff and inmates; Describes the latest developments in TC work; Provides extensive data and references. A closely observed account of the UK's first private sector prison-based Therapeutic Community (TC)--a 200-bed facility. The book considers: the background to and regimes at Dovegate; modern developments in TC work with (often high-risk) offenders; the differences between Dovegate, Grendon and other UK prison-based TCs; private and public sector imperatives; democratic and hierarchical TCs; reparative, restorative and punitive approaches; accreditation, group work, assessment, suitability and de-selection TC-culture versus prison culture the role of positive attitudes, relationships and experiences; psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy, security and control; how TCs alter behaviour and prevent crime.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781904380542
Publisher: Waterside Press
Publisher Imprint: Waterside Press
Depth: 19
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 17 mm
Weight: 453 gr
ISBN-10: 1904380549
Publisher Date: 09 Jan 2011
Binding: Paperback
Height: 234 mm
No of Pages: 322
Series Title: 454
Sub Title: A Therapeutic Community in a Private Prison and Developments in Therapeutic Work With Personality Disordered Offenders
Width: 156 mm
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