Chapter 11. Reflections on Grendon: Interviews with Men Who Are About to Leave

  1. Richard Shuker Chartered Forensic Psychologist Head of Psychology lead clinician1 and
  2. Elizabeth Sullivan psychology, PhD, doctoral Senior Research Officer Senior Research Fellow Senior Lecturer non-executive director2
  1. Elizabeth Sullivan psychology, PhD, doctoral Senior Research Officer Senior Research Fellow Senior Lecturer non-executive director

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661444.ch11

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

How to Cite

Sullivan, E. (2010) Reflections on Grendon: Interviews with Men Who Are About to Leave, in Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice (eds R. Shuker and E. Sullivan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661444.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    HMP Grendon, UK

  2. 2

    University of Bedfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Bedfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470990551

Online ISBN: 9780470661444

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Keywords:

  • interviews with men who are about to leave, reflections on Grendon;
  • premature leaving of men at Grendon;
  • need for exit interviews - strategic planning, providing effective therapeutic environment;
  • premature leaving causes - individual prisoners or prison service;
  • interview methods - exit interview schedule development;
  • results - presentation and discussion by Assessment Unit and therapy wings;
  • participants' positive comments - personal gains, confidence and self esteem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why Use Exit Interviews?

  • The Causes of Premature Leaving

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Positive Comments

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References