Building communities by mapping the assets and strengths that lie within and beyond: An Asset-Based Community Development model in HMP Kirkham and HMP Wymott.

MUSGROVE, Amy and BEST, David (2019). Building communities by mapping the assets and strengths that lie within and beyond: An Asset-Based Community Development model in HMP Kirkham and HMP Wymott. Prison Service Journal.

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    Abstract

    The development of the initiative of a Rehabilitative Culture initiative in UK prisons is consistent with a wider switch in health and justice towards strengths-based approaches to rehabilitation and reintegration. One component of this approach is called Asset Based Community Development which is based on a set of techniques for mapping and mobilising community assets. In this paper we describe asset-mapping work in two prisons in the North-West of England, HMP Wymott and HMP Kirkham. The project engaged three populations - prison staff, external partners and prisoners in a series of workshops to build resources and to create a group of 'community connectors'. This partnership approach generates hope and trust and builds the potential for effective joint working to increase wellbeing and reduce isolation in prison.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Crown Copyright
    Uncontrolled Keywords: 1602 Criminology
    SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
    Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
    Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2019 11:47
    Last Modified: 23 Apr 2020 09:31
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/25296

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