Forensic Social Work Products

  • Handbook of Forensic Social Work with Children

    Edited by Viola Vaughan-Eden

    This handbook brings together leading experts in the social work, child welfare and protection, medical, and legal fields to provide social workers with the definitive guide to forensic social work practice. The first section will address the history of the child welfare system and how our current…

    Paperback – 2016-01-30 
    International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

  • Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Working with Involuntary Clients

    A Guide to Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Trotter

    Many social workers are employed in positions where they deal with involuntary clients. These positions are demanding, and require a specific set of skills. The new edition of this successful book provides an accessible and practical guide for managing difficult and sensitive relationships and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18

  • Working within the Forensic Paradigm

    Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, James Ogloff

    Forensic work occurs across the criminal justice sector and the legal and health professions and intersects with work in a range of areas, such as child protection, family welfare, mental health, offending, disability and addictions, family violence programmes, juvenile justice and sexual assault…

    Hardback – 2014-11-19
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • New Horizons for Policy Practice

    By Richard Hoefer

    This book provides fresh perspectives on the state of policy practice. Leading scholars explore such vital conceptual topics such as how to impact social justice, what the strengths-based perspective means to policy practitioners and how to bridge the all-too common gap between community organizing…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12

  • Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the…

    Paperback – 2012-12-10

  • Managing Clinical Risk

    A Guide to Effective Practice

    Edited by Caroline Logan, Lorraine Johnstone

    Violence directed towards others and violence directed towards oneself cause an immense amount of physical and psychological damage – to the harmed and the harmful person alike, to their families, and to the public at large. Managing clinical risk is an authoritative manual for practitioners…

    Paperback – 2012-08-09
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System

    By George T. Patterson

    The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on deterrence, punishment, and rehabilitation, can be a difficult system to understand. Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System presents an overview of the criminal justice system, exploring the network…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15

  • Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers

    2nd Edition

    By Viviene E. Cree

    How does a social work student make the connection between sociological knowledge and day-to-day social work? Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers provides an introduction to sociological ideas and research and places them firmly into the context of actual social work practice. It…

    Paperback – 2010-05-26
    Student Social Work

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