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Special needs offenders in the community

Author: Robert D Hanser
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J . : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first of its kind, Special Needs Offenders in the Community, First Edition, offers a strong community-based orientation and addresses both public safety and treatment issues related to a variety of special offender typologies. Drawing from the fields of criminal justice, psychology, and counseling, the text discusses 12 unique offender types and places a strong emphasis on assessment, diagnosis and outcomes.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Hanser
ISBN: 0131188720 9780131188723
OCLC Number: 62342206
Description: xxiv, 455 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The notion of special needs offenders --
Ch. 2. Rish assessment, diagnosis, recidivism prediction and classification of offenders --
Ch. 3. Substance abusers and substance abuse programs --
Ch. 4. Offenders with communicable diseases --
Ch. 5. Mentally disordered offenders --
Ch. 6. Mentally retarded and learning-disabled offenders --
Ch. 7. Early childhood offenders --
Ch. 8. The child and adolescent offender --
Ch. 9. Gang members as special needs offenders --
Ch. 10. Juvenile sex offenders as special needs offenders --
Ch. 11. Adult sex offenders --
Ch. 12. Domestic batterers as special needs offenders --
Ch. 13. Female offenders --
Ch. 14. Geriatric offenders --
Ch. 15. Restorative justice and special needs offenders --
Ch. 16. Predictions and suggestions for the future processing of special needs offenders.
Responsibility: Robert D. Hanser.

Abstract:

"The first of its kind, Special Needs Offenders in the Community, First Edition, offers a strong community-based orientation and addresses both public safety and treatment issues related to a variety of special offender typologies. Drawing from the fields of criminal justice, psychology, and counseling, the text discusses 12 unique offender types and places a strong emphasis on assessment, diagnosis and outcomes. This new text offers thorough coverage of assessment and classification instruments, shows how to modify existing supervision and treatment practices, and emphasizes the theme of community justice throughout."--Publisher's website.

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