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International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health: A Routledge Book Series


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A Treatment Manual for Justice Involved Persons with Mental Illness: Changing Lives and Changing Outcomes

A Treatment Manual for Justice Involved Persons with Mental Illness: Changing Lives and Changing Outcomes

1st Edition

Robert D. Morgan, Daryl Kroner, Jeremy F. Mills
October 12, 2017

Please click on the Companion Website link above or visit www.routledge.com/cw/morgan to access the companion workbook, Changing Lives, Changing Outcomes: A Treatment Program for Justice-Involved Persons with Mental Illness. A Treatment Manual for Justice Involved Persons with Mental Illness...

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

1st Edition

Ronald Roesch, Alana N. Cook
May 24, 2017

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services focuses on assessment, treatment, and policy issues regarding juveniles and adults in the criminal and civil systems. Uniquely, this volume is designed for professionals who deliver mental health services, rather than researchers. Just like its parent...

Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition: Law, Science, and Practice

Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition: Law, Science, and Practice

1st Edition

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Christopher King, Sarah Filone
May 12, 2017

Focusing on juvenile transfer and disposition evaluations, this volume provides an up-to-date integration of current law, science, and practice with respect to juvenile risk assessment, treatment needs/amenability, and sophistication-maturity. Included are perspectives relating to international...

Learning Forensic Assessment: Research and Practice

Learning Forensic Assessment: Research and Practice

2nd Edition

Rebecca Jackson, Ronald Roesch
October 13, 2015

Major developments in the field since the publication of Learning Forensic Assessment are integrated in this revised edition, including revised editions of the DSM-5, HCR-20 scale, and child custody guidelines. This textbook is designed for graduate students learning forensic assessment and...

Sexual Predators: Society, Risk, and the Law

Sexual Predators: Society, Risk, and the Law

1st Edition

Robert A. Prentky, Howard E. Barbaree, Eric S. Janus
June 24, 2015

Convicted sex offenders released from custody at the end of their criminal sentences pose a risk for re-offense. In many US states, Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) laws have been enacted that allow for the post-prison preventive detention of high risk sex offenders. SVP laws require the courts to...

Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment

Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment

1st Edition

Randy K. Otto, Kevin S. Douglas
April 23, 2015

This comprehensive Handbook of original chapters serves as a resource for clinicians and researchers alike. Two introductory chapters cover general issues in violence risk assessment, while the remainder of the book offers a comprehensive discussion of specific risk...

Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice: Case Studies

Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice: Case Studies

1st Edition

Corine de Ruiter, Nancy Kaser-Boyd
February 24, 2015

Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice: Case Studies presents a set of forensic criminal cases as examples of a scientist-practitioner model for forensic psychological assessment. The cases involve a number of forensic issues, such as criminal responsibility, violence risk assessment,...

Case Studies in Sexual Deviance: Toward Evidence Based Practice

Case Studies in Sexual Deviance: Toward Evidence Based Practice

1st Edition

William T. O'Donohue
September 26, 2013

The assessment and treatment of sexual deviance can be very difficult tasks, and it can be hard to find mentors to provide initial skills training and help in navigating the many complexities of a particular case. This book presents a series of case studies from international experts in the field...

Managing Fear: The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment

Managing Fear: The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment

1st Edition

Bernadette McSherry
August 19, 2013

Managing Fear examines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental illness, and suspected terrorists. It outlines a number of legislative regimes in...

How to Work with Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Criminal Justice, Human Service, and Mental Health Professionals

How to Work with Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Criminal Justice, Human Service, and Mental Health Professionals

2nd Edition

Rudy Flora, Michael L. Keohane
June 05, 2013

How to Work with Sex Offenders is a cutting edge, state-of-the-art book that provides mental health professionals best practice techniques on how to clinically evaluate, interview, and treat this challenging patient population. Successful models of individual, family, and group models of...

Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison

Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison

1st Edition

Janet I. Warren, Shelly L. Jackson
November 16, 2012

In 2003, the US Senate and Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), prompting a number of research projects that cumulatively began to broaden and deepen our understanding of this complex aspect of prison life. Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison contains...

Dangerous People: Policy, Prediction, and Practice

Dangerous People: Policy, Prediction, and Practice

1st Edition

Bernadette McSherry, Patrick Keyzer
July 06, 2011

Experienced legal academics and mental health professionals explore the current approaches to “dangerousness” and preventive detention. The defining characteristics of those deemed dangerous by society vary according to culture, place, and time, and the contributors to this text have gathered to...

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