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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January 23rd 1975 - January 23rd 1975

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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.


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


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