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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Correctionsby John T. Whitehead; Kimberly D. Dodson; Bradley D. Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 94.95

    Corrections: Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the... more...

  • The Treatment of Criminal Offendersby Michael Dow Burkhead

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 49.95

    From drilling holes into the skulls of prisoners, to solitary confinement, to deploying a range of psychological therapies, society has attempted to deal with the problem of criminals in myriad ways over the last few centuries. This analytical history explores the ever-changing approaches to punishing wrongdoers and preventing further offenses, the... more...

  • Delivering Rehabilitationby Lol Burke; Steve Collett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be justified when there are other disadvantaged groups in society... more...

  • The Probation and Parole Treatment Planner, with DSM 5 Updatesby Arthur E. Jongsma; Bradford Bogue; Anjali Nandi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00

    This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 30 behaviorally based presenting problems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and... more...

  • Inmates? Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prisonby Jennifer A Schlosser

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The question of ?what works? in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural programs (CBP) as in-prison intervention strategies.... more...

  • In the Web of Classby Eric C. Schneider

    NYU Press 1993; US$ 22.10

    "An analytic overview of the history of social welfare and juvenile justice in Boston..[Schneider] traces cogently the origins, development, and ultimate failure of Protestant and Catholic reformers' efforts to ameliorate working-class poverty and juvenile delinquency." Choice "Anyone who wants to understand why America's approach to juvenile justice... more...

  • Religious Diversity in European Prisonsby Irene Becci; Olivier Roy

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book examines how prisons meet challenges of religious diversity, in an era of increasing multiculturalism and globalization. Social scientists studying corrections have noted the important role that religious or spiritual practice can have on rehabilitation, particularly for inmates with coping with stress, mental health and substance abuse... more...

  • Forensic Case Formulationby Peter Sturmey; Mary McMurran

    Wiley 2011; US$ 136.95

    Forensic Case Formulation is the first text that describes the principles and application of case formulation specifically to forensic clinical practice. Addresses risk assessment and its implications for case formulation and treatment Covers a range of serious forensic problems such as violence, sexual offending, personality disorder, and... more...

  • Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Communityby Anthony H. Goodman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.95

    Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Community is a significant examination of the historical development of work with offenders and their treatment by the state and society. It offers unique perspectives and a wealth of information drawn from numerous interviews with probation staff. Highlights how the work of probation staff has changed... more...

  • Social Problem Solving and Offendingby Mary McMurran; James McGuire

    Wiley 2005; US$ 197.95

    The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant to the understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has been accumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation (R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatment programme used widely with prisoners, included social problem solving as a key component and is now... more...