|Series:||Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology Series , #23|
|Product dimensions:||6.65(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.78(d)|
About the Author
James McGuire is Professor of Forensic ClinicalPsychology at the University of Liverpool, UK, Director of Studiesfor the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme, and an honoraryconsultant clinical psychologist in Mersey Care NHS Trust. Achartered clinical and forensic psychologist, he carries outpsycholegal work involving assessment of offenders and has preparedreports on young offenders charged with offences of violence, forhearings of the Mental Health Review Tribunal on adults detained insecure hospitals, and for the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Hehas conducted research in prisons, probation services, and othersettings on aspects of the effectiveness of treatment withoffenders and allied topics. He has engaged in a range ofconsultative work with criminal justice agencies in the UnitedKingdom, Sweden, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. He wasco-organizer of the What Works series of conferences, and haswritten or edited 12 books and numerous other publications on thisand related areas.
Table of ContentsAbout the Editors.
List of Contributors.
Series Editors’ Preface.
PART I: EVIDENCE.
1. Social Problem Solving: Basic Concepts, Research, andApplications (James McGuire).
2. Social Problem Solving and the Development of Aggression(Liisa Keltikangas-Järvinen).
3. Social Problem Solving in Aggressive Children (Walter Matthysand John E. Lochman).
4. Social Problem Solving, Personality Disorder, and SubstanceAbuse (Laura E. Dreer, Warren T. Jackson, and Timothy R.Elliott).
5. Social Problem-Solving Deficits in Offenders (Daniel H.Antonowicz and Robert R. Ross).
6. Problem-Solving Therapy: Theory, Practice, and Application toSex Offenders (Christine Maguth Nezu, Thomas J. D’Zurilla,and Arthur M. Nezu).
PART II: EVALUATION.
7. Social Problem-Solving Programs for Preventing AntisocialBehavior in Children and Youth (Friedrich Lösel and AndreasBeelmann)
8. The Development of Social Problem-Solving Interventions inYoung Offender Mental Health Services: A Focus upon Self-Harm andSuicide Risk (Fiona H. Biggam and Kevin G. Power).
9. The Reasoning and Rehabilitation Program: Outcome Evaluationswith Offenders (Daniel H. Antonowicz).
10. The Think First Programme (James McGuire).
11. Stop & Think! Social Problem-Solving Therapy withPersonality-Disordered Offenders (Mary McMurran, Vincent Egan, andConor Duggan).
PART III: EVOLUTION AND EXPLORATION.
12. Social Cognition and Sex Offenders (Theresa A. Gannon, DevonL.L. Polaschek, and Tony Ward).
13. Social Cognition in Psychopaths: Implications for OffenderAssessment and Treatment (Ralph C. Serin and Shelley L. Brown).
14. Moral Reasoning (Robin Harvey).
15. Social Problem-Solving and Offending: Reflections andDirections (Mary McMurran).