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NCJ Number: 156785 Find in a Library
Title: Scottish Prison Service Research Bulletin 1993/94, Volume 1
Corporate Author: Scottish Prison Service
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Scottish Prison Service
Edinburgh, EH12 9HW,
Sale Source: Scottish Prison Service
Calton House
5 Redheughs Rigg
Edinburgh, EH12 9HW,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This booklet presents the major findings from studies conducted or completed during 1993-94 as part of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) research program.
Abstract: The research ranges from large surveys and focus group work to smaller studies. Some research was conducted by Prison Service staff; other research was conducted by external researchers with government funding. Individual studies focused on the impact of the strategic planning initiative among middle managers in the SPS, inmate programs, visitors' views of service in SPS, sentence planning, and training for release and community placements. Other studies focused on HIV/AIDS in correctional facilities, inmate drug use, mental illness among offenders, prisoners with physical disabilities, prisoners vulnerable to assault by other inmates, and the revised parole reports and procedures. Appended list of studies and authors
Main Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries
Index Term(s): AIDS/HIV in correctional facilities; Correctional personnel attitudes; Corrections management; Drug abuse in correctional facilities; Facility conditions; Inmate attitudes; Inmate segregation; Inmate staff relations; Mentally ill inmates; Scotland
Note: Scottish Prison Service Occasional Papers Report No. 9/1994.
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