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Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment. Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-offending. Edition No. 1. Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology

  • ID: 5224805
  • Book
  • October 2002
  • 412 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Criminal behaviour continues to be a matter of major publicconcern. How society should respond to it and what should be donewith those who repeatedly offend remain hotly disputed topics ofconversation.

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment draws togetherinternationally renowned experts from the United Kingdom, Europe,North America and Australia. Chapters summarise some of the mostrecent and exciting developments in this field and offer asystematic, knowledge-based approach to the effective reduction ofcriminal behaviour.

Offers coverage of a wide range of key topics in this area

Links theory, research and practice in a coherent and accessiblestyle

International focus with examples and authors from a number ofcountries
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Part 1: Research Findings.

1. Integrating Findings from Research Reviews (JamesMcGuire).

2. The Effects of Therapeutic Communities and Milieu Therapy onRecidivism (Douglas Lipton, Frank S. Pearson, Charles M. Clelandand Dorline Yee).

3. The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Methodson Recidivism (Douglas Lipton, Frank S. Pearson, Charles M. Clelandand Dorline Yee).

4. Crime Treatment in Europe: A review of outcome studies(Santiago Redondo, Julio Sánchez-Meca and VicenteGarrido).

5. Developmental Prevention Programmes: Effectiveness andBenefit-Cost Analysis (David P. Farrington and Brandon C.Welsh).

Part II: Specific Interventions, Models and Outcomes.

6. Low-level Aggression: Definition, Escalation, Intervention(The late Arnold Goldstein).

7. Intervening with Families of Troubled Youth: FunctionalFamily Therapy and Parenting Wisely (Donald A. Gordon).

8. Alcohol, Aggression and Violence (Mary McMurran).

9. Changing Beliefs of Spouse Abusers (Mary NômmeRussell).

10. Recent Developments in the Assessment and Treatment ofSexual Offenders (Anthony Be ech and Ruth Mann).

11. Serious Mental Disorder and Offending Behaviours (Paul E.Mullen).

Part III: Implementation and Policy Issues.

12. Risk-Needs Assessment and Allocation to Offender Programmes(Clive R. Hollin).

13. The Policy Impact of a Survey of Programme Evaluations inEngland and Wales (Tom Ellis and Jane Winstone).

14. The Common-Sense Revolution and Correctional Policy (PaulGendreau, Claire Goggin, Francis T. Cullen and MarioPaparozzi).
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James McGuire University of Liverpool, UK.
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