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Social work with delinquents and criminals

  • Psychosocial Criminologyby David Gadd; Tony Jefferson

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 56.00

    The book critiques existing psychological and sociological theories before outlining a more adequate understanding of the criminal offender. It sheds new light on a series of crimes?rape, serial murder, racial harassment, ?jack-rolling? (mugging of drunks), domestic violence?and contemporary criminological issues such as fear of crime, cognitive-behavioral... more...

  • Managing Sex Offender Riskby Gill McIvor; Hazel Kemshall; Andrew Kendrick; Donald Grubin; Tony Ward

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 34.95

    Based on key research into assessment, treatment and recidivism, this book offers practical guidance on improving intervention techniques with sex offenders. The contributors explore the monitoring and surveillance strategies and cognitive-behavioural techniques currently in use, and give clear directions for future practice. more...

  • Developments in Social Work with Offendersby Gill McIvor; Peter Raynor; James Bonta; Tim Chapman; Iain Crow

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 45.00

    Developments in Social Work with Offenders explains the organisational and legislative changes that have occurred in social work and probation across the UK in the past 10 years, in the context of the accumulating body of knowledge about what constitutes effective practice in the assessment, supervision and management of offenders in the community. more...

  • Reducing Reoffendingby Fergus McNeill; Bill Whyte

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.50

    Reducing Reoffending provides a critical overview of social work and community justice in Scotland, taking full account of recent developments. more...

  • Youth and Crimeby John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 72.00

    'John Muncie accomplishes the extraordinarily difficult feat of covering a huge territory, introducing his subject matter in an accessible form, and yet offering original analysis and insight. This is a wonderfully accomplished textbook which leaves its rivals standing' - Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science more...

  • Social Work in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settingsby Albert R. Roberts; David W. Springer

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 74.95

    In this completely revised and updated classic, Professors Roberts and Springer, along with 51 justice-oriented and forensic experts, have set the standard of care for mental health treatment and the delivery of social services to crime victims, juvenile and adult offenders, and their families. The second edition of Social Work in Juvenile and Criminal... more...

  • Girls in Trouble with the Lawby Laurie Schaffner

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 25.95

    In Girls in Trouble with the Law, sociologist Laurie Schaffner takes us inside juvenile detention centers and explores the worlds of the young women incarcerated within. Across the nation, girls of color are disproportionately represented in detention facilities, and many report having experienced physical harm and sexual assaults. For girls,... more...

  • Handbook of Forensic Mental Health with Victims and Offendersby David W. Springer; Albert R. Roberts

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 95.00

    Provides information on the forensic social work issues encountered on a daily basis, such as: prevention of prisoner sudden deaths; expert witness testimony in child welfare and women battering; treating dually diagnosed adolescents; jail mental health services for adults; drug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse histories; and more. more...

  • Effective Practice in Youth Justiceby Martin Stephenson; Henri Giller; Sally Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of research and the implications for practice, the second edition of Effective Practice in Youth Justice proves to be an essential resource for professionals working within the youth justice system, those training to work in youth justice, and students taking courses in youth justice or related subjects.... more...

  • Working With Offendersby Rob White; Hannah Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This book provides a theoretically informed guide to the practice of working with offenders in different settings and for different purposes. It deals with topics such as offender rehabilitation, case management, worker-offender relationships, working with difficult clients and situations, collaboration, addressing complex needs, and processes of integration.... more...