Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook (Google eBook)

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Anthony R. Beech, Leam A. Craig, Kevin D. Browne
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 4, 2009 - Psychology - 610 pages
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A comprehensive resource for practitioners working with sexual offenders.
  • Discusses assessments and interventions, as well as providing a comprehensive literature review
  • There are around 10,000 convictions or cautions for sexual offences in the UK each year; early evidence suggests that treatment programmes can halve re-conviction rates
  • Edited by a University of Birmingham team who are world leaders in researching this area; the subject is of interest worldwide, with strong markets in Canada and New Zealand
  • Includes material on managing offenders with developmental disabilities and those with Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder ?
  

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Contents

A Handbook 1 Overview
1
A Handbook 2 Attachment Problems and Sex Offending
13
A Handbook PART ONE Risk Assessment
37
A Handbook PART TWO Approaches to Offender Assessment
75
A Handbook PART THREE Assessments for Specific Populations
179
A Handbook PART FOUR Interventions
291
A Handbook PART FIVE IssuesInterventions for Specific Populations
367
A Handbook PART SIX Policy and Practice
489
A Handbook Index
567
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About the author (2009)

Anthony R. Beech, D.Phil, FBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) is Professor of Criminological Psychology at the University of Birmingham.

Leam A. Craig,  PhD, MSc, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy C.Psychol(Forensic) is a Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Partner at Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd.  

Kevin D. Browne, Ph.D., M.Ed., M.Sc., C.Psychol. (Forensic), C.Biol. is Professor of Forensic Psychology and Child Health and Director of Education in the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (I-WHO), University of Nottingham.

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