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Description - Therapeutic Correctional Relationships by Sarah Lewis

The relationship between offender and criminal justice practitioner has shifted throughout rehabilitative history, whether situated within psychological interventions, prison or probation. This relationship has evolved and adapted over time, but interpersonal processes remain central to offender work. However, little work has critically focused upon the challenging task of developing and sustaining positive relationships with offenders. This book addresses this gap, providing an in-depth exploration of the processes which underpin correctional relationships within probation. Through an innovative methodology, it examines how practitioners can enhance their practice by understanding how relationships form, deepen and end effectively. For the first time, it draws on the experiences of offenders and practitioners to uncover the darker side to relationships, identifying how they can rupture and break down. From this exploration, it presents alternative ways in which relationships can be repaired and safeguarded within correctional practice. In essence, this book assists practitioners in becoming successful supporters of change. In an increasingly competitive and politicised climate, this book outlines how political and organisational tensions can impact upon the flow of relationships across the criminal justice system. Uniquely, this book examines how these tensions can be overcome to produce transformative changes. Lewis suggests that therapeutic correctional relationships can thrive within a number of correctional settings and presents the core principles of relational practice and dynamic model of therapeutic correctional relationships to assist in achieving quality and sustainable practice. This book will appeal to criminological and psychological scholars as well as students studying probation and prison practice, offender rehabilitation and desistance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138897991
ISBN-10: 113889799X
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 190
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah Lewis

Sarah Lewis is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Psychology at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth. Sarah worked for Hampshire Probation Trust and has experience of working and researching in prisons and the community. Sarah's research interests include: correctional relationships, relational-focused treatment, desistance, prisons and punishment and participatory research.

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