Developments in Social Work with Offenders
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Developments in Social Work with Offenders by Professor Peter Raynor
Book DescriptionDevelopments in Social Work with Offenders explains the organisational and legislative changes that have occurred in social work and probation across the UK in the past 10 years, in the context of the accumulating body of knowledge about what constitutes effective practice in the assessment, supervision and management of offenders in the community. Three different aspects of working with offenders are covered: developments in policy; assessment, supervision and intervention; and issues and needs. Contributions from experts in the field discuss issues such as community 'punishment', case management, accreditation and resettlement. The continuing concern with promoting evidence-based solutions to crime is addressed, and this book will assist professionals working with offenders with making focused interventions supported by research. This book will be essential reading for students of social work and probation and criminology, probation officers and social workers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843105381
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Professor Peter Raynor
Gill McIvor, PhD is Professor of Criminology at the University of Lancaster. She is the author of Working with Offenders and Women who Offend, and co-author of Managing Sex Offender Risk, all published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Peter Raynor, PhD is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University, and has authored several books on social work and criminal justice.
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