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    DescriptionThis book provides a theoretically informed guide to the practice of working with offenders in different settings and for different purposes. It deals with topics such as offender rehabilitation, case management, worker-offender relationships, working with difficult clients and situations, collaboration, addressing complex needs, and processes of integration. The book offers a unique perspective on working with offenders in that it incorporates three key elements. As part of the latter, it provides different types of data, including descriptions of programs and selected statistics from each jurisdiction, and presents this information in easy-to-read formats. The chapters are structured around a dual focus of workers and their environments on the one hand, and the nature of the offenders with whom they work on the other. The condition and situation of workers is thus considered in the context of the condition and situation of offenders, and the relationship between the two. The book is intended to be relevant and familiar to those already working in the field, as well as to introduce contemporary principles and practices to those wishing to do so in the future. Each chapter concludes with two key features. The first, Further Reading, is oriented toward concepts and the 'why' questions of practice. The second, Key Resources, alerts readers to appropriate manuals and handbooks, and the 'how' questions of practice. This includes reference to evidence-based examples of good practice and specific intervention models.


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    Title
    Working with Offenders
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Concepts and Practices
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rob White, By (author) Hannah Graham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 750
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 589 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843927938
    ISBN 10: 1843927934
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JKVQ
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000
    DC22: 364.6
    BISAC V2.8: SOC025000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 365.66
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HV7428 .W44 2010
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JKVQ
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Willan Publishing
    Publication date
    14 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cullompton
    Table of contents
    1. Setting the scene 2. Key approaches to offender rehabilitation 3. Institutional dynamics and the workplace 4. Case management skills 5. Tools and interventions 6. The worker-offender relationship: roles and respect 7. Working with complex needs and special populations 8. Difficult work: managing risk, crisis and violence 9. Continuums of care and collaborative alliances 10. Pathways and possibilities: the process of reintegration