Pyschological Research in Prisons
Edited by Graham J. Towl
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Pyschological Research in Prisons by Graham J. Towl
Book DescriptionThis up-to-date collection begins with an account and analysis of the role of psychologists in prisons in relation to research. * Looks at the results of evidence based psychological approaches to working with prisoners * First half of the book has its primary focus on psychological evaluation research * Includes chapters on psychological research on suicide, bullying, life sentenced prisoners and staff sickness
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405133142
(230mm x 158mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Graham J. Towl
Forensic Psychology, Paperback (April 2015)
Updated to reflect recent changes in the field, the 2nd Edition of Forensic Psychology presents a comprehensive overview of forensic psychology and its applications in the civil and criminal justice systems of the UK.
Dictionary of Forensic Psychology, Hardback (June 2008)
Covers several aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system, useful for both students and practitioners. This work contains approximately 300 entries (of between 500 and 1500 words) on key terms and concepts, arranged alphabetically.
Psychology in Prisons, Paperback (February 2008)
Offers a look at the work of psychologists in prisons, considering diverse issues such as age, gender, socio-economic group, sexuality and ethnicity. This work focuses on the prison environment and prioritises practical information for practitioners working in prisons.
Psychology in Probation Services, Paperback (November 2004)» View all books by Graham J. Towl
Outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation. This book gives a picture of some key 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, and cognitive skills.
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Author Biography - Graham J. Towl
Professor Graham J. Towl, Chief Psychologist, National Offender Management Services, is the editor of Psychology in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2003), and a co-editor of Suicide in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2000), Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice (BPS Blackwell, 2003), and Psychology in Probation Services (BPS Blackwell, 2004).
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