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Description - Forensic Psychology in Practice by Joanna Clarke

What do you need to consider when preparing a report on a juvenile offender? Why would interviewing a sex offender prove particularly challenging? How do practitioners survive the pressures of working with offenders?

Forensic Psychology in Practice: A Practitioner's Handbook provides a practical guide toovercoming these challenges. If you are training, you will find clear guidance to help you deal with challenging clients, and more experienced practitioners will welcome the opportunity to refresh their knowledge. If you are a student, the book will be an indispensable resource that will help you expand your understanding of forensic psychology. Throughout the book, experienced and respected practitioners translate the theories of forensic psychology into real-life practice, and the text has been designed to take you from the classroom and into your first years as a practitioner.

Forensic Psychology in Practice
* explains the skills practitioners employ and their application to specific client groups, from victims to offenders
* features a wealth of case studies, putting theory into practice
* provides coping strategies and advice for working in potentially daunting environments
* covers contemporary topics including gangs and internet sex offenders

Forensic Psychology in Practice is the ideal companion for anyone who wishes to learn more about the obstacles forensic settings and clients pose, and how best to overcome them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230247772
ISBN-10: 0230247776
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Red Globe Press
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joanna Clarke

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 specialises in criminal justice psychology. She was previously a consultant psychologist in HM Prison Service where she worked to develop management and treatment strategies for high-risk offenders.

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