Social Work: Forensic Social Work

  • Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work book cover

    Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work

    Edited by Ashley Ratliff, Maren Willins

    This book draws upon the Colorado Model of Criminal Defense-Based Forensic Social Work – a holistic, client-centered collaborative approach that uses a trauma-informed care framework – to outline the numerous roles and skills of a forensic social worker. The comprehensive, developmentally informed…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders: Complexity, Risk and Desistance book cover

    The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders

    Complexity, Risk and Desistance

    By Jackie Craissati

    Sexual offenders – arguably the most hated and feared of all offenders – commit their crimes in our communities and are then hidden from public view as they serve long prison sentences. However, despite the public’s understandable anxiety, our criminal justice systems hold to the premise that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime

    Edited by Matt DeLisi

    For over two centuries, psychopathy has stood as perhaps the most formidable risk factor for antisocial behavior, crime, and violence. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime presents the state-of-the-art on the full landscape of research on antisocial behavior that employs…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court: A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice book cover

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court

    A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice

    By Barton F. Evans, III, Giselle A. Hass

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court is an essential specialized guide for psychologists and clinicians who work with immigrants. Immigration evaluations differ in many ways from other types of forensic assessments because of the psycholegal issues that extend beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • Criminal Justice: An Introduction book cover

    Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings: Research and Practice book cover

    Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

    From the ‘nothing works’ maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical group therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge

  • Supervision for Forensic Practitioners book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Working within the Forensic Paradigm: Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Understanding Penal Practice book cover

    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
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Working with Involuntary Clients: A Guide to Practice book cover

    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
    Routledge

  • New Horizons for Policy Practice book cover

    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
    Routledge

  • Managing Clinical Risk: A Guide to Effective Practice book cover

    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
    Willan
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

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