Comments

Digital copy of a Letter from J P Hollywood, Psychologist to Mr C A Smith, Children's Officer providing a psychological assessment of Witness 213. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 213. For Witness 213's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/26.

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Reference

C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/33/WD003166

Date

January 23rd 1975 - January 23rd 1975

Scope and Content

Includes Mr Hollywood's assessment of Witness 213 after seeing her at the request of [the Superintendent at Haut de la Garenne]. Includes comments about Witness 213's pessimism, loneliness, isolation, distrust of people, feelings of failure and inferiority, fear of crowded places, and inability to confide in the adults responsible for her care, including Mr Smith and the Police. Includes discussion about possible causes for Witness 213's psychology and behaviour. Advises against further job placements for Witness 213 until a substantial improvement in her mental state is observed. Concludes with recommendation that psychiatric opinion and treatment be sought for Witness 213, suggesting arrangement of an appointment for Witness 213 at the Psychiatric Clinc.

Names

Hollywood, J P
Smith, Charles
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
Jersey General Hospital
Child Psychiatric Unit
States of Jersey Police

Keywords

General Hospital | Haut de la Garenne | Highlands | assessments | child protection | childcare | Children | children's homes | Children's Officers | children's services | Correspondence | depression | employment | Hospitals | memoranda | mental health | opinions | Police | psychiatrists | psychiatry | psychologists | Superintendents | treatment | witnesses

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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