Forensic Practice in the Community

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 7/29/2014
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Whilst there are many book looking at forensic practice in secure settings such as prisons or hospitals, very little has been written about forensic work in the community, such as individual'"s homes or in Probation or Youth Offending settings around the country. The developments vary from Multi systemic therapy for young people at risk of custody to interventions with adults who have offended, who have mental health problems, and misuse substances. This book describes the current exciting developments in forensic practice in community settings for both adults and young people where the outcomes of interventions with those who have offended are all ultimately tested. Bringing together a range of experts from both the practitioner and academic community, this book covers: Pathways into crime Sex Offending Violent Offending Learning Disabilities Substance Misuse Managing Risk Desistance of Criminal Behaviour Resettlement Community Interventions Offering a range of recent case studies and covering cutting edge developments in practice and policy, this book will be of interest both to graduate students in forensic psychology as well as social workers, probation officers, youth offending officers and mental health professionals. 㬬

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