Dynamic Security

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Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons, using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. In particular, they focus on the previous life history of offenders in therapy and on the effect of former relationship experiences on offenders' behaviour. This book is an indispensable reference for ...
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Overview

Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons, using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. In particular, they focus on the previous life history of offenders in therapy and on the effect of former relationship experiences on offenders' behaviour. This book is an indispensable reference for anyone working in the forensic field in prisons, secure hospitals or dangerous and severe personality disorder (DSPD) units, including psychiatrists, psychologists, prison and probation officers, social workers, prison governors and staff, as well as students in these fields.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843103851
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
  • Publication date: 10/15/2006
  • Series: Community, Culture and Change Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Professor John Gunn     9
Acknowledgements     12
Introduction     13
Theory: Origins of Criminal Behaviour
Social Factors and Crime   Joseph Murray   Leonidas Cheliotis   Shadd Maruna     23
Psychiatric Factors in Criminality   Jim Ormsby     37
Psychological Theories of Criminality   Jo Day     46
History of the Therapeutic Community in Prison
The Historical Development of the UK Democratic Therapeutic Community   Tim Newell   Bob Healey     61
Send: The Women's Democratic Therapeutic Community in Prison   Caroline Stewart   Michael Parker     69
Serendipity or Design? Therapeutic Community History and Maxwell Jones's Theory   Dennie Briggs     83
Method and Practice
Assessing Risk and Need in a Prison Therapeutic Community: An Integrative Model   Richard Shuker   David Jones     97
Supervision of Forensic Group Therapy   Michael Parker     115
Through-care, After-care: What Happens after Therapy?   Alan Miller     136
Psychodynamic Aspects: Inside Forensic Therapy
'We used to make a football out of a goat head': Working with Young Offenders in a Prison Therapeutic Community   Teresa Wood     149
A Schema for the Transition from Cruel Object to Tender Object Relations Among Drug Users in a Prison Therapeutic Community   Ronald Doctor     161
Internal World, External Reality: From Fantasy to Reality in Violent Offending   Liz McLure     172
Changing a Life Sentence into a Life   Judy Mackenzie
Repeating Patterns: Sexual Abuse, Sexualized Internal Working Models and Sexual Offending   Michael Parker
Managing the Therapeutic Community
Governing Grendon Prison's Therapeutic Communities: The Big Spin   Peter Bennett     203
Directing Therapy in the Prison Democratic Therapeutic Community   Mark Morris     213
Symbiosis: Therapeutic Communities within Non-therapeutic Community Organizations   Roland Woodward     222
Security and Dynamic Security in a Therapeutic Community Prison   Kevin Leggett   Brian Hirons     232
Audit and Experience
Therapy from the Inside: Experiences from Therapy$dMen and women users' experiences of therapy     245
Auditing of Prison Service Accredited Interventions   Danny Clark   Jan Lees     255
Conclusion     271
The Contributors     275
Subject Index     278
Author Index     287
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