Psychology in Probation Services / Edition 1

Psychology in Probation Services / Edition 1

by David A. Crighton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405124695

ISBN-13: 9781405124690

Pub. Date: 02/14/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This book serves as a route map for psychologists and probation officers working in probation services.

  • Outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation.
  • Gives an up-to-date picture of some key emerging areas of applied psychological practice in probation settings.
  • Covers

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Overview

This book serves as a route map for psychologists and probation officers working in probation services.

  • Outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation.
  • Gives an up-to-date picture of some key emerging areas of applied psychological practice in probation settings.
  • Covers the development of applied psychological services, court work, mental health, working with sex offenders, risk assessment, group work, cognitive skills, multi-agency public protection panels, and lifer assessments.
  • The editors are Deputy Head and Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services, and therefore well placed to compile this book.
  • Complements Graham Towl’s book Psychology in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2003).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405124690
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/14/2005
Series:
Forensic Practice Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Foreword – Herschel Prins, University of Loughborough and TrentUniversity.

Editors’ Preface.

Series Editors’ Preface.

Revolving Doors Agency – its Work with Offenders in the Community.

1. Applied Psychological Services in the National Probation Service for England and Wales – Graham Towl and David Crighton.

2. Work in the Courts – David Crighton.

3. Counselling Psychologists and Mental Health Work in Probation Services – Sharon Mayer, Devon NHS Trust.

4. The Role of Psychology in the Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders in the National Probation Service – Andrew Bates, National Probation Service, Thames Valley area.

5. Risk Assessment – David Crighton.

6. Suicide and Intentional Self-Injury – Sara Casado, National Probation Service, Sussex area, and Amy Beck, National Probation Service, Surrey area.

7. Groupwork-based Interventions – Anne Williams, HM Prison Service and National Probation Service, West Midlands area.

8. Cognitive Skills Groupwork – Derval Ambrose, National Probation Service, London area.

9. Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements – Tanya Tancred, National Probation Service, Kent area.

10. Domestic Violence Work with Male Offenders: Examining Current Practice and Considering Potential Future Developments – Jane Lindsay, University of Portsmouth, Dermot Brady, National Probation Service, London area, and Debbie McQueirns, National Probation Service, London area.

11. Work with Life Sentence Offenders – Debbie McQueirns.

12. Partnership Working: Organizational Roles, Structures and Interfaces – Trudy Leeson, National Probation Service, Derbyshire area, and David Crighton.

Bibliography.

Index

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