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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 61.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Reducing Reoffending provides a critical overview of social work and community justice in Scotland, taking full account of recent developments. The book is divided into three comprehensive sections. Part one of the book provides a critical analysis of the challenge of reducing reoffending in Scotland and locates this challenge within its historical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The chapters apply legal, sociological, demographic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Social Learning Practice in Residential Child Care aims to identify the theoretical and methodological basis for social learning practice, to describe examples of the practical applications of the social learning model, and to consider some of the issues and problems in implementing these practices with children in care. Organized into 10 chapters,... more...
- 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...