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The Psychology of Criminal Investigation: From Theory to Practice

The Psychology of Criminal Investigation: From Theory to Practice

1st Edition

Andy Griffiths, Rebecca Milne
June 04, 2018

The contribution of psychological research to the prevention of miscarriages of justice and the development of effective investigative techniques is now established to a point where law enforcement agencies in numerous countries either employ psychologists as part of their staff, or work in...

Transforming Environments and Rehabilitation: A Guide for Practitioners in Forensic Settings and Criminal Justice

Transforming Environments and Rehabilitation: A Guide for Practitioners in Forensic Settings and Criminal Justice

1st Edition

Geraldine Akerman, Adrian Needs, Claire Bainbridge
September 20, 2017

How can environments play a role in assisting and sustaining personal change in individuals incarcerated within the criminal justice system? Can a failure to address contextual issues reduce or undermine the effectiveness of clinical intervention? Bringing together a range of leading forensic...

Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

1st Edition

Jason Davies
November 07, 2016

Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is...

Forensic Practice in the Community

Forensic Practice in the Community

1st Edition

Zoë Ashmore, Richard Shuker
July 25, 2014

Forensic practice in the community is a neglected subject. There are many books looking at forensic work in secure settings, such as prisons or hospitals, but very little has been written about forensic practice in the community. This book describes the current and exciting developments in this...

Handbook on the Study of Multiple Perpetrator Rape: A multidisciplinary response to an international problem.

Handbook on the Study of Multiple Perpetrator Rape: A multidisciplinary response to an international problem.

1st Edition

Miranda A.H Horvath, Jessica Woodhams
April 14, 2014

Whilst there is considerable literature on rape from various perspectives, there is very little that focuses on rape committed by multiple perpetrators (also referred to as group or gang rape). For the first time, this handbook brings together international multi-disciplinary perspectives on...

Managing Clinical Risk: A Guide to Effective Practice

Managing Clinical Risk: A Guide to Effective Practice

1st Edition

Caroline Logan, Lorraine Johnstone
August 09, 2012

Violence directed towards others and violence directed towards oneself cause an immense amount of physical and psychological damage – to the harmed and the harmful person alike, to their families, and to the public at large. Managing clinical risk is an authoritative manual for practitioners...

Secure Recovery: Approaches to Recovery in Forensic Mental Health Settings

Secure Recovery: Approaches to Recovery in Forensic Mental Health Settings

1st Edition

Gerard Drennan, Deborah Alred
June 07, 2012

Secure Recovery is the first text to tackle the challenge of recovery-oriented mental health care in forensic services and prison-based therapeutic communities in the UK. Recovery as an emergent paradigm in the field of mental health presents a challenge to all services to embrace a new clinical...

Research in Practice for Forensic Professionals

Research in Practice for Forensic Professionals

1st Edition

Kerry Sheldon, Jason Davies, Kevin Howells
October 06, 2011

This book explores applied research methods used in forensic settings – prisons, the probation service, courts and forensic mental health establishments – and provides a comprehensive 'how-to' guide for forensic practitioners and researchers.It provides practitioners and researchers with grounding...

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