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Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation

This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially useful in their particular setting.

Audience
Criminal justice students, corrections students, correctional practitioners, administrators, and policymakers.

Paperback, 456 Pages

Published: February 2013

Imprint: Anderson Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3008-7

Reviews

  • "This update of the 2009 edition of a standard text in the field by Voorhis adds Salisbury as coauthor, a new chapter on women offenders, and revisions to chapters to reflect new developments in the field of correctional rehabilitation…The work includes theoretical models, case studies, discussion questions, and online resources."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013


Contents

  • Preface
    Part One: A Professional Framework for Correctional Counseling
    Chapter 1: The Process of Correctional Counseling and Treatment
    Chapter 2: Understanding the Special Challenges Faced by the Correctional Counselor in the Prison Setting

    Part Two: Historical Foundations of Correctional Counseling and Treatment
    Chapter 3: Psychoanalytic Therapy
    Chapter 4: Radical Behavioral Interventions
    Chapter 5: Early Approaches to Group and Milieu Therapy

    Part Three: Offender Assessment, Diagnosis, and Classification
    Chapter 6: Diagnosis and Assessment of Criminal Offenders
    Chapter 7: An Overview of Offender Classification Systems

    Part Four: Contemporary Approaches to Correctional Counseling and Treatment
    Chapter 8: Social Learning Models
    Chapter 9: Cognitive Therapies
    Chapter 10: Family Therapy

    Part Five: Interventions for Special Populations
    Chapter 11: Treating Sexual Offenders
    Chapter 12: Treating Substance Abuse in Offender Populations
    Chapter 13: Treating Severely Antisocial Offenders
    Chapter 14: Treating Women Offenders

    Part Six: Putting it all Together in Correctional Policy and at the Desk
    Chapter 15: Correctional Treatment: Accomplishments and Realities 
    Chapter 16: Case Planning and Case Management

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