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Correctional Counseling and Treatment / Edition 1
     

Correctional Counseling and Treatment / Edition 1

by Albert R. Roberts Ph.D.
 

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ISBN-10: 0136132871

ISBN-13: 9780136132875

Pub. Date: 06/22/2007

Publisher: Pearson

Offering perspectives from twenty-one leading experts in the field, this book shows how to apply evidence-based counseling and treatment approaches to offender rehabilitation. Each chapter includes summaries of the latest government reports, treatment guidelines, evidence-based counseling practices, research findings, trends and statistics, program evaluations

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Offering perspectives from twenty-one leading experts in the field, this book shows how to apply evidence-based counseling and treatment approaches to offender rehabilitation. Each chapter includes summaries of the latest government reports, treatment guidelines, evidence-based counseling practices, research findings, trends and statistics, program evaluations, journal review articles, and meta-analyses. Discussion is on revitalizing the corrections profession, with an emphasis on rehabilitation policies and programs based on scientific evidence and treatment technology transfer. Complete and up-to-date, the book’s goal is to formalize ideas, raise issues, and document best practices from which effective programs can be replicated. Evidence-based approachoffers a variety of offender treatment and rehabilitation approaches that have demonstrated effectiveness. Perspectives from twenty-one contributors help guide readers through the process and steps in counseling and treatment. A look at best practices in individual and group counselingthrough the book’s definitions and illustrations. Findings from a national survey (conducted by the book editor)offer results from 25 different state departments of corrections and the correctional facilities under their jurisdiction. The market for this up-to-date multi-authored book will be college and university libraries, state and county criminal justice as well as juvenile justice agencies, and federal criminal justice agency libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136132875
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/22/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,140,370
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

1. Introduction and Overview of Correctional Counseling and Treatment

By Albert r. Roberts, Ph.D and Pia Biswas, B.A.

2. Assessing the Role of Clinical and Actuarial Risk Assessment in an Evidence-Based Community Corrections System: Issues to Consider

By James M. Byrne, Ph.D. and april Pattavina, Ph.D.

SECTION II: ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS

3. Assessment, Classification, and Treatment with Juvenile Delinquents

By Jemel P. Aguilar, Ph.D. and David W. Springer, Ph.D.

4. Overcoming Sisyphus: Assessment of Mental Health Disorders and Risk of Re-Offending among Juvenile Offenders

By Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D. and Kimberly Bender, M.S.W.

5. Effective Family Interventions for Youthful Offenders: Some Important Considerations

By Craig Dowden, Ph.D. and D.A. Andrews, Ph.D.

6. Juvenile Offender Suicide: Prevalence, Risk Factors, Assessment, and Crisis Intervention Protocols

By Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D. and Kimberly Bender, M.S.W.

7. Finding Evidence-Based Juvenile Offender Treatment Programs: A National Survey

By Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D. and Kimberly Bender, M.S.W.

SECTION III: ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT OF ADULT OFFENDERS

8. Treating the Mentally Ill Offender: An Overview

By Kathi R. Trawver, M.S.W.

9. Prison Group Counseling

By Sabrina R. Haugebrook, M.P.A. and Kristen M. Zgoba, Ph.D.

10. California’s Correctional Drug Treatment System

By William M. Burdon, Ph.D. Michael L. Prendergast, Ph.D. & Harry K. Wexler, Ph.D.

11. Sexual Offenders: Assessment and Treatment

By Shahid M. Shahidullah, Ph.D. and Diane L. Green, Ph.D.

12. Behavioral Management Tools of the Trade

By Faye Taxman, Ph.D. and James M. Byrne, Ph.D.

13. Inmate Suicide: Prevalence, Assessment, and Protocols

By Stephen J. Tripodi, MSSW, Kimberly Bender, MSW, & Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D.

14. Executive Functioning in the Brain: Assessment and Treatment of At-Risk Offenders

By Mark H. Stone, Ph.D.

15. Correctional Social Work

By Harris Chaiklin, Ph.D.

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