Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment
There is growing need to base the rehabilitation, prison regimes and treatment of offenders with special needs on research based methods and ... Show synopsis There is growing need to base the rehabilitation, prison regimes and treatment of offenders with special needs on research based methods and experience.This authoritative handbook will help you provide care for such offenders which is effective, humane and related o individual organisational and social considerations - whether based in community, residential prison or secure hospital settings. The Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment provides a comprehensive guide to the whole range of approaches to treatment, including behavioural/cognitive, family work, reasoning and rehabilitation, and anger management.It goes on to examine the assessment of various categories of offenders such as child abusers, violent, mentally disordered offenders and sex offenders, and also looks a different ypes of reatment settings -in prisons, maximum security hospitals, residential settings and in the community. ESSENTIAL RESOURCE THAT PROVIDES... - Editor and contributors with wide-ranging understanding and extensive expertise in the field of offender treatment. - A single-volume, authoritative, comprehensive and international reference.