The Clinical Treatment of the Criminal Offender in Outpatient Mental Health Settings: New and Emerging Perspectives, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Clinical Treatment of the Criminal Offender in Outpatient Mental Health Settings

New and Emerging Perspectives, 1st Edition

By Letitia C Pallone


188 pages

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This volume brings together in a single source a set of perspectives by leaders in the clinical treatment of criminal offenders in outpatient settings, particularly those whose crimes have involved domestic violence and/or substance abuse. More than a set of “how to” techniques, it addresses the question of which offenders can successfully be treated in what settings by which techniques. It is a valuable resource not only for those concerned with prisons, probation, and parole, but also for those responsible for the delivery of mental health services in the community.

Table of Contents

Contents, Introduction: Criminal Offenders and “Mainstream” Outpatient Mental Health Care: Emerging Perspectives

  • “Privatizing” the Treatment of Criminal Offenders
  • Men Who Abuse Their Spouses: Social and Psychological Supports
  • Men Who Abuse Their Spouses: An Approach to Assessing Future Risk
  • Treating Abusive Parents in Outpatient Settings
  • Treatment Needs and Services for Mothers With a Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
  • Drug Use and Felony Crime: Biochemical Credibility and Unsettled Questions
  • Outpatient Treatment for Substance-Abusing Offenders
  • Alcohol Abuse and the Young Offender: Alcohol Education as an Alternative to Custodial Sentencing
  • The Convergence of the Mentally Disordered and the Jail Population
  • Outpatient Treatment of the Sexually Motivated Murderer and Potential Murderer

About the Author

Letitia C Pallone

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology