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

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

By: Leam A. Craig (editor), Theresa A. Gannon (editor), Louise Dixon (editor)Paperback

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This comprehensive volume summarizes the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluating commonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies in a complete guide to best practice when working with a variety of offenders. * Presents an up-to-date review of what works in offer assessment and rehabilitation, along with discussion of contemporary attitudes and translating theory into practice * Includes assessment and treatment for different offender types across a range of settings * Internationally renowned contributors include James McGuire, James Bonta, Clive Hollin, Anthony Beech, Tony Ward, William Lindsay, Karl Hanson, Ray Novaco and William Marshall

About Author

Leam Craig is a Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist in private practice, and Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the co-author of Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008), and a co-editor of the Wiley-Blackwell titles Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders (2009), Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities (2010), International Perspectives on the Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders (2011) and Assessments in Forensic Practice: A Handbook (in press). Louise Dixon is Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology at the University of Birmingham, where she is Course Director of the Continued Professional Development route to the Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice. Louise's research interests centre on intimate partner violence, child maltreatment and aggression in groups, and she has published many articles and book chapters in these domains. Louise sits on the Editorial Board of several international journals including Child Maltreatment and the British Journal of Forensic Practice. Theresa A. Gannon is Director of the Centre for Research and Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP) and Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent, UK. She is lead editor of the Wiley-Blackwell books Aggressive Offenders' Cognition (2007) and Female Sexual Offenders (2010), and is also the co-editor of Public Opinion and Criminal Justice (Willan, 2008) and Firesetting and Mental Health (RCPsych, 2012).


About the Editors vii About the Contributors ix Foreword xxi Acknowledgements xxiii Part I Introduction 1 1 Overview and Structure of the Book 3 Leam A. Craig, Louise Dixon and Theresa A. Gannon 2 What Works to Reduce Re-offending: 18 Years On 20 James McGuire 3 Creating Ideological Space: Why Public Support for Rehabilitation Matters 50 Cheryl Lero Jonson, Francis T. Cullen and Jennifer L. Lux Part II What Works in Offender Assessment 69 4 Applying the Risk Need Responsivity Principles to Offender Assessment 71 James Bonta and J. Stephen Wormith 5 What Works in Assessing Risk in Sexual and Violent Offenders 94 Leam A. Craig, Anthony R. Beech and Franca Cortoni Part III What Works in Offender Rehabilitation 115 6 Efficacy of Correctional Cognitive Skills Programmes 117 Clive R. Hollin, Emma J. Palmer and Ruth M. Hatcher 7 What Works in Reducing Violent Re-offending in Psychopathic Offenders 129 Jenny Tew, Leigh Harkins and Louise Dixon 8 What Works for Personality-Disordered Offenders? 142 Vincent Egan 9 Interventions that Work to Stop Intimate Partner Violence 159 Josilyn Banks, Sheetal Kini and Julia Babcock 10 What Works in Reducing Sexual Offending 173 William L. Marshall, Liam E. Marshall, Geris A. Serran and Matt D. O Brien 11 Evidence-Based Interventions for Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders 192 Charles M. Borduin, Alex R. Dopp and Erin K. Taylor 12 Reducing Anger-Related Offending: What Works 211 Raymond W. Novaco 13 What Works in Reducing Substance-Related Offending? 237 John R. Weekes, Andrea E. Moser, Michael Wheatley and Flora I. Matheson 14 What Works in Reducing Arson-Related Offending 255 Katarina Fritzon, Rebekah Doley and Fiona Clark 15 What Works with Female Sexual Offenders 271 Franca Cortoni and Theresa A. Gannon 16 What Works for Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities 285 William R. Lindsay and Amanda M. Michie 17 The Good Lives Model: Does It Work? Preliminary Evidence 305 Gwenda M. Willis and Tony Ward Part IV What Works in Secure Settings 319 18 Treatment of People with Schizophrenia Who Behave Violently Towards Others: A Review of the Empirical Literature on Treatment Effectiveness 321 Nathan Kolla and Sheilagh Hodgins 19 Treating Offenders in a Therapeutic Community 340 Richard Shuker 20 Best Practice in SVP Treatment Programmes 359 David Thornton and Deirdre D Orazio Part V Cultural Factors and Individualized Approaches to Offender Rehabilitation 387 21 The Role of Cultural Factors in Treatment 389 Jo Thakker 22 An Australasian Approach to Offender Rehabilitation 408 Andrew Day and Rachael M. Collie 23 Criminogenic Needs of Sexual Offenders on Community Supervision 421 R. Karl Hanson and Andrew J.R. Harris 24 Multi-agency Approaches to Effective Risk Management in the Community in England and Wales 436 Sarah Hilder and Hazel Kemshall 25 Group or Individual Therapy in the Treatment of Sexual Offenders 452 Geris A. Serran, William L. Marshall, Liam E. Marshall and Matt D. O Brien Index 468

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  • ISBN13: 9781119974567
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 502
  • ID: 9781119974567
  • weight: 914
  • ISBN10: 1119974569

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