Working Within the Forensic Paradigm

Working Within the Forensic Paradigm

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Forensic work occurs across the criminal justice sector and the legal and health professions and intersects with work in a range of areas, such as child protection, family welfare, mental health, offending, disability and addictions, family violence programmes, juvenile justice and sexual assault centres. This book offers contemporary perspectives on forensic policy and practice from the range of practitioners working with people within the forensic domain and canvasses ideas about risk and offending behaviours together with ideas about effective responses to rehabilitation and recovery. The contributors to this proposed book are drawn from the practitioners, policy contributors, advocates and researchers in mental health, welfare, law, criminology, policing and health. Negligible attention has been paid to forensic policy and practice; this proposed book offers cross-national attention to how mental health, welfare and justice systems intersect, who they affect, and how practitioners structure effective responses for vulnerable people within the forensic domain. A particular strength of the book is its international focus, making it relevant to academics and practitioners who work in this field around the world.At the start of 2014, there are grounds for some cautious optimism that these long -standing issues will finally be addressed. ... The Corston Inquiry. www.justice. corston-report-march-2007.pdf. ... Cummins I. 2007.

Title:Working Within the Forensic Paradigm
Author:Rosemary Sheehan, James Ogloff
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-12-17


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