Professor Fergus McNeill, Glasgow School of Social Work. Explores the implications for criminal justice social work of the recent report of the Independent Prisons Commission, 'Scotland's Choice'. Examines whether the idea of offenders paying back in the community represents a necessary and sufficient underpinning rationale for the use of community penalties and, more generally, for the future development of criminal justice social work. Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series: 22nd March 2011.
This workshop examines the range of practices and procedures for dealing with young people involved, or at risk of being involved, in offending. Professor Fergus McNeill leads this workshop.
Book launch of "So You Think You Know Me?" by Allan Weaver. An autobiography of an ex-offender and twice-times inmate of Barlinnie Prison, now a social work team-leader in his native Scotland.
Mike Nellis, Roger Houchin, Det. Chief Super John Carnochan, Allan Weaver, Fergus MacNeill. Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series: 4th July 2008.
More details of the book can be found at:
Professor Ian O'Donnell, Director of the Institute of Criminology, University College Dublin. Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series: 8th May 2008.