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What works in offender rehabilitation : an evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment

Author: Leam Craig; Louise Dixon, (Lecturer in psychology); Theresa A Gannon
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
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This comprehensive volume summarizes the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluating commonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies in a complete guide to best practice when working with a variety of offenders. Presents an up-to-date review of 'what works' in offer assessment and rehabilitation, along with discussion of contemporary attitudes and translating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
What works in offender rehabilitation.
Hoboken : Wiley, 2013
(DLC) 2012050028
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leam Craig; Louise Dixon, (Lecturer in psychology); Theresa A Gannon
ISBN: 9781118328934 1118328930 9781118320679 1118320670 9781118320686 1118320689 9781118320655 1118320654
OCLC Number: 825198131
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: About the editors --
Contributors --
Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Overview and structure of the book / Leam A. Craig, Louise Dixon and Theresa A. Gannon --
"What works" to reduce reoffending : 15 years on / James McGuire --
Creating ideological space : why public support for rehabilitation matters / Cheryl Lero Jonson, Francis Cullen and Jennifer L. Lux --
What works in offender assessment --
Applying the risk-need-responsivity principles to offender assessment / James Bonta & Stephen Wormith --
What works in assessing risk in sexual and violent offenders / Leam A. Craig, Anthony R. Beech and Franca Cortoni --
What works in offender rehabilitation --
Efficacy of correctional cognitive skills programmes / Clive R. Hollin, Emma J. Palmer and Ruth M. Hatcher --
What works in reducing violent reoffending in psychopathic offenders / Jenny Tew, Leigh Harkins, and Louise Dixon --
What works for personality disordered offenders? / Vincent Egan --
Interventions that work to stop intimate partner violence / Josilyn Banks, Sheetal Kini and Julia Babcock --
What works in reducing sexual reoffending / William L. Marshall, Liam E. Marshall, Geris A. Serran and Matt D. O'Brien --
Evidence-based interventions for serious and violent juvenile offenders / Charles M. Borduin, Alex R. Dopp, and Erin K. Taylor --
Reducing anger-related offending : what works / Raymond W. Novaco --
What works in reducing substance related offending / John Weekes, Flora Matheson, Michael Wheatley and Andrea Moser --
What works in reducing arson related offending / Kate Fritzon, Rebekah Doley and Fiona Clark --
What works with female sexual offenders / Franca Cortoni and Theresa A. Gannon --
What works for offenders with intellectual disabilities / William R. Lindsay and Amanda M. Michie --
The good lives model : does it work? preliminary evidence / Gwenda M. Willis and Tony Ward --
What works in secure settings --
Treatment of people with schizophrenia who behave violently towards others : a review of the empirical literature on treatment effectiveness / Nathan Kolla and Sheilagh Hodgins --
Treating offenders in a therapeutic community / Richard Shuker --
Best practice in svp treatment programs / David Thornton and Deirdre D?Orazio --
Cultural factors and individualised approaches to offender rehabilitation --
The role of cultural factors in treatment / Jo Thakker --
An australasian approach to offender rehabilitation / Andrew Day and Rachael M. Collie --
Criminogenic needs of sexual offenders on community supervision / R. Karl Hanson and Andrew J.R. Harris --
Multi agency approaches to effective risk management in the community in england and wales / Sarah Hilder and Hazel Kemshall --
Group or individual therapy in the treatment of sexual offenders / Geris A. Serran, William L. Marshall, Liam E. Marshall and Matt D. O'Brien --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Leam A. Craig, Louise Dixon, Theresa A. Gannon.

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Bringing together a summary of evidence across diverse offender populations, and featuring an international cast of experienced contributors, What Works in Offender Rehabilitation provides  Read more...
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