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Forensic Psychology in Practice A Practitioner's Handbook

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Packed with case illustrations and practical advice, this unique book combines the theory and practice of forensic psychology. An invaluable companion to forensic psychology students and practitioners, the authors' expertise and guidance make this a must-read for those wanting to understand how forensic psychologists deal with challenging settings.

Author Biography

JOANNA CLARKE is Course Director of the MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology at the University of York, UK. She has spent over 20 years working with offenders and staff in prison and community settings, and her research interests focus on factors that promote professional resilience in critical occupations.PAM WILSON is Director of Pamela Wilson Associates Ltd, which specializes in criminal justice psychology. She previously worked as a consultant psychologist in HM Prison Service where she worked to develop management and treatment strategies for high-risk offenders.

Table of Contents

Introduction; P.Wilson
Theories of Crime; R.Milner
Interviewing Forensic Clients; J.Clarke
Forensic Assessment; M.Fletcher
Case Formulation; R.Bell
Report Writing; S.Evershed
Motivational Report Disclosure; R.Milner & T.Brookes
Working with Juvenile Offenders; K.Barnes & R.Fitter
Internet Sex Offenders; M.Shirley
Female Offenders; P.Coombes
Sexual Offenders; P.Willmot
Gangs; P.Summers
Victims of Crime; S.Barnes
The Resilient Practitioner; J.Clarke

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