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    Making progress? What progression means for people serving the longest sentences

    Jarman, Ben and Vince, C. (2022) Making progress? What progression means for people serving the longest sentences. Technical Report. Prison Reform Trust, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    This report presents the findings of a prisoner consultation carried out by PRT’s Building Futures programme. Around 100 responses were received from people in prison to four questions relating to their progression. The report looks at what is meant by risk reduction and assessment, and progression both in terms of offending behaviour courses and the personal progression of prisoners. It also examines the relationship between risk and progression, and the lack of clarity felt by prisoners. The report identifies missed oportunities for the progression and development of long-term prisoners but makes recommendations to improve the system.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
    Additional Information: ISBN: 9781908504616
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): extended sentences, imprisonment for public protection, imprisonment in england and wales, imprisonment in scotland, indeterminate sentences, life imprisonment, long-term imprisonment, offender management in custody policy framework, parole, penology, preparation for release from prison, progression, risk assessment
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Crime & Justice Policy Research, Institute for
    Depositing User: Ben Jarman
    Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2023 13:11
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:18
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/49333

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