Psychology in Probation Services

Psychology in Probation Services

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This book serves as a route map for psychologists and probation officers working in probation services. Outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation. Gives an up-to-date picture of some key emerging areas of applied psychological practice in probation settings. Covers the development of applied psychological services, court work, mental health, working with sex offenders, risk assessment, group work, cognitive skills, multi-agency public protection panels, and lifer assessments. The editors are Deputy Head and Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services, and therefore well placed to compile this book. Complements Graham Towla€™s book Psychology in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2003).Nash, M. (2000) Deconstructing the Probation Service: The Trojan Horse of public protection. International ... National Probation Directorate (2001a) Domestic violence (Duluth) research pathfinder monitoring and evaluation manual. ... Manual. Available from the authors at 437 Bowes Drive, Tacoma, WA 98466, USA.

Title:Psychology in Probation Services
Author:David A. Crighton, Graham J. Towl
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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