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What Works in Offender Rehabilitation An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment

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ISBN-10: 1119974569

ISBN-13: 9781119974567

Edition: 2013

Authors: Leam A. Craig, Theresa A. Gannon, Louise Dixon

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Bringing together a summary of evidence across diverse offender populations, and featuring an international cast of experienced contributors, What Works in Offender Rehabilitation provides professionals with a guide to best practices in rehabilitation with a variety of offenders. The contributors review, bring up to date, and summarise the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation by evaluating current assessment frameworks and intervention strategies. What Works in Offender Rehabilitation offers an evidence–based approach to assessment and rehabilitation of offenders, with an emphasis on how this should translate into practice.
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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/3/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.70" wide x 9.60" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

About the Editors
About the Contributors
Overview and Structure of the Book
'What Works' to Reduce Re-offending: 18 Years On
Creating Ideological Space: Why Public Support for Rehabilitation Matters
What Works in Offender Assessment
Applying the Risk-Need-Responsivity Principles to Offender Assessment
What Works in Assessing Risk in Sexual and Violent Offenders
What Works in Offender Rehabilitation
Efficacy of Correctional Cognitive Skills Programmes
What Works in Reducing Violent Re-offending in Psychopathic Offenders
What Works for Personality-Disordered Offenders?
Interventions that Work to Stop Intimate Partner Violence
What Works in Reducing Sexual Offending
Evidence-Based Interventions for Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
Reducing Anger-Related Offending: What Works
What Works in Reducing Substance-Related Offending?
What Works in Reducing Arson-Related Offending
What Works with Female Sexual Offenders
What Works for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities
The Good Lives Model: Does It Work? Preliminary Evidence
What Works in Secure Settings
Treatment of People with Schizophrenia Who Behave Violently Towards Others: A Review of the Empirical Literature on Treatment Effectiveness
Treating Offenders in a Therapeutic Community
Best Practice in SVP Treatment Programmes
Cultural Factors and Individualized Approaches to Offender Rehabilitation
The Role of Cultural Factors in Treatment
An Australasian Approach to Offender Rehabilitation
Criminogenic Needs of Sexual Offenders on Community Supervision
Multi-agency Approaches to Effective Risk Management in the Community in England and Wales
Group or Individual Therapy in the Treatment of Sexual Offenders