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…  See more details below

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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

Introduction : the scope and purposes of correctional treatment1
Sect. IAssessment of the effectiveness of correctional treatment9
1An experiment in police-based restorative justice : the Bethlehem (PA) project15
2Evaluating interventions with violent offenders : a guide for practitioners and policy makers30
Sect. IICorrectional personnel49
3Preparation for the diverse facets of correctional workers' roles57
4Probation : my profession, my lifetime employment, my passion68
Sect. IIICrime prevention and restorative justice73
5The ABC's of ADR : a comprehensive guide to alternative dispute resolution76
6The impact of victim-offender mediation : two decades of research86
7Restorative justice conferences as an early response to young offenders100
Sect. IVTreatment programs for juvenile offenders121
8What's "new" about the balanced approach?124
9Police diversion of delinquent youths : an assessment of programs156
10Day treatment : community-based partnerships for delinquent and at-risk youth185
11Elements of a treatment program for youth who sexually abuse197
Sect. VClassification for correctional treatment207
12The functions of classification models in probation and parole : control or treatment-rehabilitation?213
13Assessing threats of school violence : implications for counselors228
14An assessment-based model for counseling strategy selection236
15Case managing multiproblem offenders249
Sect. VICasework counselling and crisis intervention263
16Stages of counselling268
17The nature of interviewing302
18What do we know about anger management programs in corrections?309
19Conflict resolution : a primer for correctional workers332
Sect. VIICognitive and behavioral based therapies343
20Probation and cognitive skills347
21Brief solution-focused work : a strength-based method for juvenile justice practice355
22Behavior modification : perspective on a current issue367
Sect. VIIIGroup counseling in corrections405
23The process of group counseling410
24The use of groups433
Sect. IXSpecial areas of correctional treatment451
25Counseling alcoholic clients : a microcounseling approach to basic communication skills459
26Polygraph testing leads to better understanding adult and juvenile sex offenders496
27Treatment in transition : the role of mental health correctional facilities514
28Co-occurring substance use and mental disorders in offenders : approaches, findings and recommendations527
29The ADA and deaf inmates543
Sect. XCorrectional programs : recognizing needs551
30Older inmates : special programming cancerns558
31Gender-responsive programs in prison settings570
32The CHANCE program : an assessment of a drug court596
33Public and private substance abuse programs in corrections614

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