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Coping with Prison

Coping with Prison

First Edition

October 2003 | 166 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Coping with Prison explores the unique nature of the prison environment and examines the range of opportunities that exist to help prisoners address their offending behaviour, acquire skills and gain qualifications.

Young offenders, men and women, all have different rights and entitlements which need to be respected, Everyone involved in the caring profession and statutory agencies, in voluntary work, or who is undertaking professional training or research needs to have a thorough understanding of how our complex penal system works of they are to help others effectively.

This authoritative book, endorsed by the Chief Inspector of Prisons, explains clearly and succinctly, in user-friendly language, all you need to know to work with prisoners and to avoid coming into conflict with those responsible for administering the penal system.

The Culture
Sentence Management
Incentives and Release on Licence
The Request and Complaint System
Prison Discipline
Respecting Racial and Religious Differences
The Regime
Making Resttlement Plans
Serving a Life Sentence

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ISBN: 9781412900911