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Psychology in prisons

Author: Graham J Towl
Publisher: Malden, MA : BPS Blackwell, 2003.
Series: Forensic practice, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edited by the Head of Psychology for Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Services, this book gives an account of the work of forensic psychologists in prisons. The book includes contributions from the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham J Towl
ISBN: 1405100281 9781405100281 9786611319250 6611319255
OCLC Number: 50291019
Description: xi, 193 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Forensic psychological services in HM Prison Service / Graham Towl --
Psychologists' recruitment / Zoe Ashmore --
Staff training / Danielle Forbes --
Incident management / Zoe Ashmore --
Applying the research on reducing recidivism to prison regimes / Phil Wilmott --
Evaluating groupwork in prisons / Caroline Friendship and Louise Falshaw --
Sex offender group work / David Crighton and Wayne Stockton --
Violent offender group work / Karen Brady and David Crighton --
Cognitive skills group work / Serena Jackson and Michelle Thomas --
Anger management groupwork / Michael Jennings --
Working with life sentence prisoners / Phil Willmot --
Working with young and juvenile offenders / Martha Blom-Cooper --
Working with women in prison / Lorraine Mosson --
Suicide prevention / David Crighton --
Working with bullies and victims / Jane L. Ireland.
Series Title: Forensic practice, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Graham Towl.

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"A clear, up-to-the-minute description of the current state of prison psychology. The volume is highly accessible to the generalist with an interest in working with prisoners, contributing to debates Read more...

 
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