|About the Book|
Dynamic Security describes the inner workings and dynamics of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in UK prisons. TCs in prisons were formally accredited and accepted by the National Offender Management Service (formerly the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel) as offending behavior programs that help reduce re-offending in March 2004. Chapters on theory, practice, management and on outcome and evaluation of work in TCs in prisons are linked with clinical examples. The contributors explore the complexities of working in therapy with 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? behaviors.