Correctional Counseling and Treatment / Edition 3

Correctional Counseling and Treatment / Edition 3

by Peter C. Kratcoski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0881337722

ISBN-13: 9780881337723

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

This easy-to-read collection provides valuable coverage of a wide variety of topics and helps both experienced and inexperienced correctional workers increase their knowledge of counseling. Twenty new selections offer current research on such topics as anger management, juvenile offenders, mediation, and the characteristics and unique problems of people involved in

Overview

This easy-to-read collection provides valuable coverage of a wide variety of topics and helps both experienced and inexperienced correctional workers increase their knowledge of counseling. Twenty new selections offer current research on such topics as anger management, juvenile offenders, mediation, and the characteristics and unique problems of people involved in corrections. The counseling techniques discussed in this comprehensive volume can be used in community or institutional programs, with juvenile or adult offenders, or adapted for members of the noncriminal population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881337723
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
591

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Introduction: The Scope and Purposes of Correctional Treatment1
Section IEvaluation of Correctional Treatment9
1.Evaluating Interventions with Violent Offenders: A Guide for Practitioners and Policymakers16
2.Evaluating Intensive Supervision Probation/Parole: Results of a Nationwide Experiment37
Section IICorrectional Personnel: Past, Present, and Future61
3.The Correctional Worker Concept: Being Connected in the '90s73
4.Reflections on the Education Factor in the Correction Officer Role78
5.A New Look at Officers' Role Ambiguity97
6.Burnout: Avoiding the Consequences of On-the-Job Stress104
Section IIICrime Prevention, Restorative Justice, and Diversion109
7.Day Treatment: Community-Based Partnerships for Delinquent and At-Risk Youth113
8.What's "New" about the Balanced Approach?126
9.Communications in a Teen Court: Implications for Probation161
10.The Mediation Process179
11.A Manual for Mediators194
12.Holding Juvenile Offenders Accountable: A Restorative Justice Perspective212
Section IVClassification for Correctional Treatment229
13.The Functions of Classification Models in Probation and Parole: Control or Treatment-Rehabilitation?233
14.The Case Management System Experience in Ohio250
15.Functional Unit Management: An Unsung Achievement269
16.Case Managing Multiproblem Offenders276
Section VCasework Counseling and Crisis Intervention291
17.Stages of Counseling296
18.Recognizing and Utilizing Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Counseling Approaches330
19.The Nature of Interviewing342
20.What Do We Know about Anger Management Programs in Corrections?350
21.Conflict Resolution: A Primer for Correctional Workers377
Section VIReality Therapy and Responsibility Training389
22.Reality Therapy: Issues and a Review of Research392
23.Probation and Cognitive Skills411
24.Brief Solution-Focused Work: A Strength-Based Method for Juvenile Justice Practice420
Section VIIBehavior Modification435
25.Behavior Modification: Perspective on a Current Issue437
Section VIIIGroup Counseling in Corrections483
26.The Process of Group Counseling489
27.The Use of Groups516
Section IXSpecial Areas of Correctional Treatment535
28.Drug Courts: Issues in Planning and Implementation545
29.Family Drug Court: Another Permanency Perspective553
30.Counseling Alcoholic Clients: A Microcounseling Approach to Basic Communication Skills558
31.Treatment of the Sex Offender601
32.Northwest Treatment Associates: A Comprehensive Community Based Education and Treatment Program for Adult Sex Offenders617
33.Treatment in Transition: The Role of Mental Health in Correctional Facilities634
34.Older Inmates: Special Programming Concerns648
Section XCorrectional Treatment: Past, Present, and Future663
35.Mandatory Literacy671
36.Home Confinement: A '90s Approach to Community Supervision677
37.Privatizing Discretion: "Rehabilitating" Treatment in Community Corrections682

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