Dovegate : A Therapeutic Community in a Private Prison and Developments in Therapeutic Work with Personality Disordered Offenders Paperback
The only book on Dovegate TC 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Waterside Press
- Publication Date: 01/09/2011
- Category: Prisons
- ISBN: 9781904380542