This handbook, edited by Peter Jones, a leading figure in the field of working therapeutically with offenders, brings together the experiences and expertise of a range of practitioners who work within criminal justice and provides a broad and informative account of a variety of intervention techniques. From pharmacological approaches through to the treatment of various specific conditions, and on to the use of poetry and art by prisoners, it offers a series of thought-provoking chapters to inform the practice of anyone who works with this vulnerable population.
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Probation officers, social workers, counsellors, psychologists who work within the criminal justice system.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 02 November 2012
Chapter 1: Working with offenders with personality disorders; Chapter 2: One body, many voices: the complexity of working with a patient with dissociative identity disorder; Chapter 3: The role of the arts as an intervention with offenders in prison; Chapter 4: Beautiful sentence: poetry as a therapeutic intervention; Chapter 5: The potential of prison health; Chapter 6: A gender responsive approach to female sex offenders; Chapter 7: Drug treatment and harm reduction in prisons; Chapter 8: Suicide, attempted suicide and self-injury in prisons; Chapter 9: The perils and promise of multidisciplinary working; Chapter 10: Cognitive behavioural therapy; Chapter 11: Working with women who self-harm in prison settings
7 May 2014
An interesting text which provides a helpful introduction to different methods of working with individuals in a variety of settings within the criminal justice system.