Special Needs Offenders in the Community

ISBN-10: 0131188720

ISBN-13: 9780131188723

Edition: 2007

Authors: Robert D. Hanser

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The first of its kind,Special Needs Offenders in the Community, First Edition,offers a strong community-based orientation and addresses both public safety and treatment issues related to a variety of special offender typologies. Drawing from the fields of criminal justice, psychology, and counseling, the text discusses 12 unique offender types and places a strong emphasis on assessment, diagnosis and outcomes. This new text offers thorough coverage of assessment and classification instruments, shows how to modify existing supervision and treatment practices, and emphasizes the theme of community justice throughout.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;
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List price: $105.80
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Robert Hanser is the Associate Director of the School of Social Sciences and the Coordinator of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Dr. Hanser has an extensive background in treatment provision and administration. He sits on the 4th Judicial District's Youth Services Planning Board and also serves on regional advisory councils and community boards related to juvenile services for substance abuse and mental health treatment programming. He is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Louisiana and Texas, a Licensed Addiction Counselor, and a Certified Anger Management Therapist.

The Notion of Special Needs Offenders
Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, Classification, and Recidivism Prediction of Offenders
Substance Abusers and Substance Abuse Programs
Offenders with Communicable Diseases
Mentally Disordered Offenders; Commonalities, Assessment and Treatment
Offenders with Learning Disabilities and Mental Retardation
Special Needs of Early Childhood Offenders
The Child & Adolescent Offender as a Special Needs Offender
Gang Members as Special Needs Offenders
Juvenile Sex Offenders as Special Needs Offenders
Adult Sex Offenders
Domestic Batterers as Special Needs Offenders
Female Offenders as Special Offenders
Special Needs of Geriatric Offenders
Restorative Justice, Mediation, and Sentencing Circles: Their Applicability to Special Needs Offenders Who are on Probation or Parole
Predictions and Suggestions for the Future Processing of Special Needs Offenders
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