Counseling, Treatment, and Intervention Methods with Juvenile and Adult Offenders / Edition 1

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This comprehensive text covers counseling and intervention methods with a broad group of offenders, both adult and juveniles, with separate attention given to males and females. The treatment programs presented are designed around theories proven successful by research.

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Serving as both an introduction to students learning to counsel offenders and a professional resource, this text addresses the fundamentals of counseling and intervention; legal issues; treatment theories, including feminist and Afrocentric theories and counseling issues; individual and group counseling processes; the counseling of both male and female juvenile and adult offenders; and special offender populations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830415281
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/17/2000
  • Series: Counseling with Juvenile & Adult Offenders Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Rudolph Alexander, Jr. received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, and is currently the Director of the Bachelor Science Social Work Program at Ohio State University. He has taught both graduate and undergraduate social work students, with emphasis in areas of research, adult and juvenile corrections, and deviance and psychopathology. He has a 2000 publication with Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth, COUNSELING AND TREATMENT INTERVENTION METHODS WITH JUVENILE AND ADULT OFFENDERS.

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Table of Contents

1. Correctional Counseling and Intervention: Introduction and Critical Issues. 2. Legal Issues in Correctional Treatment. 3. Treatment Theories. 4. Screening, Assessment, and Diagnosis in Correctional Treatment. 5. Individual Counseling Processes. 6. Group Treatment Processes. 7. Treating Female Juvenile Offenders. 8. Treating Male Juvenile Offenders. 9. Treating Female Adult Offenders. 10. Treating Male Adult Offenders. 11. Treating and Intervention with Special Offender Populations.

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