Working With Offenders : A Guide to Concepts and Practices (Paperback)

Author: White, Rob

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This criminology book provides a theoretically informed guide to the practice of working with offenders in different settings and for different purposes. It deals with topics such as offender rehabilitation, case management, worker/offender relationships, working with difficult clients and situations, collaboration, addressing complex needs, and processes of integration. The book offers a unique perspective in that it incorporates three key elements: it consolidates generic competencies and knowledge from different occupations (e.g., social work, psychology, criminology) and different types of agencies that work with offenders (e.g., prisons, community sector organizations) * it is written with practitioners in mind, in a way that combines theoretically informed discussion of principles and practices with concrete examples * it examines and compares what is happening in five key jurisdictions: England and Wales, the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It provides different types of

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9781843927938
SKU 213457554
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1843927934
Release Date 7/1/2010
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