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Working with offenders

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Published by Sage in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Great Britain.,
    • Alternatives to imprisonment -- Great Britain.,
    • Social work with criminals -- Great Britain.,
    • Probation -- Great Britain.,
    • Social policy.,
    • Criminology -- Great Britain.,
    • Crime -- Great Britain -- Sociological aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Tim May and Antony A. Vass.
      SeriesNew directions in social work
      ContributionsMay, Tim, 1957-, Vass, Antony A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9346 .W67 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL544092M
      ISBN 100803976216, 0803976224
      LC Control Number96124026
      OCLC/WorldCa34283460

      2 | Working with offender with personality disorder - A practitioner’s guide An example of the relationship between domains and traits is presented below with reference to the domain of agreeableness and it’s polar opposite antagonism.   Praise for Working with Female Offenders "Encyclopedic in scope and full of very relevant work drawn from the fields of biology, psychology, criminology, and corrections, this book is a must-read for those working with girl and women offenders." &#;Meda Chesney-Lind, Author: Katherine Van Wormer.

      Praise for Working with Female Offenders"Encyclopedic in scope and full of very relevant work drawn from the fields of biology, psychology, criminology, and corrections, this book is a must-read for those working with girl and women offenders."—Meda Chesney-Lind, Professor, Women's Studies University of Hawaii at Manoa"In this timely and thoughtful book, van Wormer provides a gender. Finally, issues such as leadership, quality of staff, and evaluation efforts affect the quality and delivery of treatment services. This book synthesizes the vast research for the student interested in correctional rehabilitation as well as for the practitioner working with offenders.

      The unique characteristics of prisons have important implications for treating clients in this setting. Though by no means exhaustive, this chapter highlights the most salient issues affecting the delivery of effective treatment to a variety of populations within the prison system. It describes the prison population as of , reviews the treatment services available and key issues affecting.   For instance, Lanier explains, anyone working in a community mental health center or even in schools is likely to encounter the challenges and rewards of working with ex-offenders. For that reason, she believes counselor educators need to prepare students to think about the unique needs of this underserved population.


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As well as looking at areas of practice which are of central importance to the altering roles of practitioners. What Works in work with Violent Offenders – An Overview. Page 2. Section 1 - Introduction. books and websites. The overview starts by clarifying the categorisation and definition of violent behaviour, some theoretical constructs and the role of gender and of mental health.

The review then considers. Working with Sex Offenders is a unique book which brings together leading practitioners in the field to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date distillation of relevant guidance to assist anyone who works with sex offenders. The authors examine topics including assessment, treatment, supervision and.

A one-stop resource of practical exercises for professionals to use in direct work with offenders aged 16+. Changing Offending Behaviour is a guide to the essentials of rehabilitation theory which.

Toolkit for Working with Juvenile Sex Offenders provides therapists with a summary of evidence-based practice with this population, including working with comorbid conditions and developmental disabilities.

It provides tools for use in assessment, case formulation, and. Reoffending examines how offenders enter the Criminal Justice System, and the working relationship between the offender and the practitioner. It goes on to cover specifics such as working with individuals who misuse substances, domestic abuse, violent offenders, working with sex offenders, and working with offenders with emotional problems.

Details. Personality disorder is a complex psycho-social disorder. It affects between 4 and 11% of the UK population, 50% of offenders managed by probation services, and % of prisoners.

This guide is intended for all staff who work with offenders with personality disorder. It provides practical information and advice for managing people whose Author: Her Majesty’S Prison And Probation Service.

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