Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work

Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work


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ISBN-13: 9781138221543
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/18/2018
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ashley Ratliff, JD, MSW, has been a juvenile defense attorney in Colorado for over 10 years. Ms. Ratliff is an expert in comprehensive, holistic child-centered litigation for youth prosecuted in adult and juvenile courts. She currently leads the Youth in Adult Court Litigation Committee for the Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (CJDC) and is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work.

Maren Willins, LCSW, is a criminal defense-based forensic social worker and psychotherapist in the Denver metro area. She is a licensed clinical social worker and has been working in the public and private criminal justice field for over 15 years. Ms. Willins has also had her own psychotherapy private practice for over 10 years, in which she provides solution-focused and client-centered therapy for individuals as well as supervision to new social workers.

Table of Contents

Foreword Tina Maschi Preface Ashley Ratliff & Jacoba Rock 1. Introduction and Overview Ashley Ratliff & Marty Beyer 2. Guiding Principles of Practice: A Critical Interdisciplinary Approach Toward Effective Client Representation and Advocacy Ashley Ratliff & Maren Willins 3. Roles of the Forensic Social Worker Molly Hennessey & Maren Willins 4. Skills Maren Willins & Hillary Vervalin 5. Cultural Humility and Special Populations Claire Schmidt & Molly Hennessey 6. Work Product (Written, Demonstrative, Oral) Hillary Vervalin & Kathleen McGuire 7. Forensic Social Work and Collaboration with Expert Witnesses Hillary Vervalin, Ashley Ratliff & Kathleen McGuire 8. Self-Care Maren Willins & Ashley Ratliff

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