Desistance, Identity and Belonging

In this short talk, Fergus McNeill, Professor of Criminology and social work at the University of
Glasgow elaborates on current research ideas and directions about desistance from crime and
reoffending. Answering to a set of questions for the joint conference of ​Community Chaplaincy
Association​ with Prison Chaplaincy, he focuses on the role of mentoring in desistance from
crime, the factors of assessment of desistance processes as well as on individuals journeys of
rehabilitation on personal, social, moral and legal levels.’