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Social problem solving and offenders : evidence, evaluation and evolution

Author: Mary McMurran
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arranged in three parts (evidence, evaluation and evolution and exploration), this book draws together the etiological and therapeutic research evidence and practice over the last 20 years in social  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary McMurran
ISBN: 0470864060 9780470864067 0470864079 9780470864074
OCLC Number: 982669375
Description: 320 pages.
Contents: About the Editors. List of Contributors. Series Editors' Preface. Preface. Acknowledgement. PART I: EVIDENCE. 1. Social Problem Solving: Basic Concepts, Research, and Applications (James McGuire). 2. Social Problem Solving and the Development of Aggression (Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen). 3. Social Problem Solving in Aggressive Children (Walter Matthys and John E. Lochman). 4. Social Problem Solving, Personality Disorder, and Substance Abuse (Laura E. Dreer, Warren T. Jackson, and Timothy R. Elliott). 5. Social Problem-Solving Deficits in Offenders (Daniel H. Antonowicz and Robert R. Ross). 6. Problem-Solving Therapy: Theory, Practice, and Application to Sex Offenders (Christine Maguth Nezu, Thomas J. D'Zurilla, and Arthur M. Nezu). PART II: EVALUATION. 7. Social Problem-Solving Programs for Preventing Antisocial Behavior in Children and Youth (Friedrich Losel and Andreas Beelmann) 8. The Development of Social Problem-Solving Interventions in Young Offender Mental Health Services: A Focus upon Self-Harm and Suicide Risk (Fiona H. Biggam and Kevin G. Power). 9. The Reasoning and Rehabilitation Program: Outcome Evaluations with Offenders (Daniel H. Antonowicz). 10. The Think First Programme (James McGuire). 11. Stop & Think! Social Problem-Solving Therapy with Personality-Disordered Offenders (Mary McMurran, Vincent Egan, and Conor Duggan). PART III: EVOLUTION AND EXPLORATION. 12. Social Cognition and Sex Offenders (Theresa A. Gannon, Devon L.L. Polaschek, and Tony Ward). 13. Social Cognition in Psychopaths: Implications for Offender Assessment and Treatment (Ralph C. Serin and Shelley L. Brown). 14. Moral Reasoning (Robin Harvey). 15. Social Problem-Solving and Offending: Reflections and Directions (Mary McMurran). Index.
Responsibility: Mary McMurran, editor.

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"this text offered a good introduction to the field of social problem solving,and would be recommended to practitioners working with offenders." (Applied Cognitive Psychology, February 2007)

 
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