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Working with Sex Offenders in Prisons and through Release to the Community

Working with Sex Offenders in Prisons and through Release to the Community


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853027673
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 06/01/1999
Series: Forensic Focus Series , #15
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 3.78(d)

About the Author

Alec Spencer is currently Governor of HM Prison Edinburgh and he is on the SPS Accreditation Panel. He is also a member of NOTA (UK) and ATSA (USA). He lectures at Edinburgh University, where he is a Research Asssociate of the Centre for Law and Society, and runs workshops and training events for those working with sex offenders in prisons.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Dedication. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Sexual Offenders and Their Victims. 3. Creating an Integrated Approach within a Prison Service. 4. Other Issues for Prisons. 5. The Programme. 6. Complementary and Supporting Programmes. 7. Monitoring and Evaluation. 8. Staff Training and Support. 9. Information about Offending Behaviour. 10. Bridging the Gap - I. Throughcare, the Multi-agency Approach. 11. Bridging the Gap - II. From Prison to Home and the Community. 12. Other Mult-agency Issues. 13. The Prisoner's Tale. 14. Postscript 15. A Model for Multi-agency Case Work. Annexe One: Case Studies from the STOP Programme. References. Index.

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