Psychology in Probation Services by David A. Crighton
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Psychology in Probation Services
By David A. Crighton

Psychology in Probation Services

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Psychology in Probation Services by David A. Crighton

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This book serves as a route map for psychologists and probation officers working in probation services. It outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation. It gives an up-to-date picture of some key emerging areas of applied psychological practice in probation settings. It covers the development of applied psychological services, court work, mental health, working with sex offenders, risk assessment, group work, cognitive skills, multi-agency public protection panels, and lifer assessments. The editors are Deputy Head and Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services, and therefore well placed to compile this book. This book complements Graham Towl's book "Psychology in Prisons" (BPS Blackwell, 2003).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405124690
ISBN-10: 1405124695
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 153mm x 16mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David A. Crighton

David Crighton is Deputy Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services. He is also visiting Professor of Forensic Psychology at London Metropolitan University and co-editor of the British Journal of Forensic Practice. Graham Towl is Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services. He is also visiting Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Birmingham and the University of Portsmouth. He has received the British Psychological Society award for distinguished contribution to professional psychology. He is the editor of Psychology in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2003) and joint editor of Suicide in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2002). He is also co-editor of the British Journal of Forensic Practice.

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