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Social work in the criminal justice system

Author: George T Patterson
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd EditionView all editions and formats
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Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System presents an overview of the criminal justice system for social workers, exploring the networks and institutions which comprise it. Integrating social work ethics and a commitment to social justice, this textbook explores social work practice roles to address social problems within the criminal justice system and promotes the development of knowledge, skills, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2019033726
(OCoLC)1111653425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George T Patterson
ISBN: 9781000734041 1000734048 9780429278099 0429278098 9780203123942 0203123948 9781000734188 1000734188 9781000734119 1000734110
OCLC Number: 1130666591
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system; Chapter 2: Legislation and the criminal justice system; Chapter 3: Law enforcement; Chapter 4: The court system; Chapter 5: Corrections; Chapter 6: Criminal justice reforms and alternative programs; Chapter 7: Special populations in the criminal justice system; Chapter 8: Contemporary issues in the criminal justice system; Chapter 9: Social work practice in the criminal justice system; Chapter 10: Evidence-based practices in the criminal justice system; Chapter 11: The future of social work practice in the criminal justice system; Resources
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Revised edition of the author's Social work practice in the criminal justice system, 2012.  Read more...

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"In his timely update of this pathbreaking book - a first for the social work profession - Patterson has broadened his lens to examine the complex intersection between the criminal justice system and Read more...

 
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