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The Essential Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment

The Essential Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment

Clive R. Hollin (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-85597-3

Jan 2005

304 pages

$67.99

Description

This ""Essential Handbook"" provides the critical elements from its companion volume, the successful Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment. A comprehensive review of assessment and treatment, it covers the major offender groups: sex offenders, violent offenders, offenders with mental and personality disorders, and property offenders. A range of treatment approaches are also included, incorporating behavioural, cognitive, skills-based, anger management, school programs, and family-based approaches.

Whilst retaining its international, high quality appeal, The Essential Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment is a concise, portable edition for all clinicians, academics and researchers working with offenders across a range of settings.
About the Editor.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Foreword by David P. Farrington.

Chapter 1: To treat or not to treat? An historical perspective (Clive R. Hollin).

PART I: RISK ASSESSMENT.

Chapter 2: Assessing violence risk in mentally and personality disordered individuals (Christopher D.Webster and Gerard Bailes).

Chapter 3: Sex offender risk assessment (R. Karl Hanson).

PART II: APPROACHES TO TREATMENT.

Chapter 4: Behavioral approaches to correctional management and rehabilitation (Michael A. Milan).

Chapter 5: Programming in cognitive skills: The reasoning and rehabilitation programme (David Robinson and Frank J. Porporino).

Chapter 6: Family-based treatments (Cynthia Cupit Swenson, Scott W. Henggeler and Sonja K. Schoenwald).

Chapter 7: Delinquency prevention programs in schools (David LeMarquand and Richard E. Tremblay).

Chapter 8: Skills training (Clive R. Hollin and Emma J. Palmer).

Chapter 9: Anger treatment with offenders (Raymond W. Novaco, Mark Ramm and Laura Black).

PART III: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS.

Chapter 10: Adult sexual offenders against women (William L. Marshall).

Chapter 11: The assessment and treatment of sexual offenders against children (Tony Ward, Stephen M. Hudson and Thomas R. Keenan).

Chapter 12: Firesetters (David J. Kolko).

Chapter 13: Assessment and treatment:Violent offenders (Devon L. L. Polaschek and Nikki Reynolds).

Chapter 14: Offenders with major mental disorders (Sheilagh Hodgins).

Chapter 15: Offenders with personality disorders (Mary McMurran).

Chapter 16: Property offences (James McGuire).

Epilogue.

Index.

“…concise and accessible…I would recommend this book to the target readership…” (Vista, Vol.9, No.2, 2005)