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Coping with Prison
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Coping with Prison


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
 
Entitlements
 
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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