Psychological research can provide constructive explanations of key problems in the criminal justice system--and can help generate solutions. This state-of-the-art text dissects the psychological processes associated with fundamental legal questions: Is a suspect lying? Will an incarcerated individual be dangerous in the future? Is an eyewitness ......
Author: Neil Brewer (PhD, Matthew Flinders Distinguished
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, College of
▼Education, Psychology, and Social Work, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia); Amy Bradfield Douglass (PhD, Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME)
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Local release date: 01/06/2019
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From experts on working with court-mandated populations, this book shows how motivational interviewing (MI) can help offenders move beyond resistance or superficial compliance and achieve meaningful behavior change. Using this evidence-based approach promotes successful rehabilitation and reentry by drawing on clients' values, goals, and ......
Guidance for arts therapists across all modalities on working with sexual offenders. A wide variety of patients and contexts are covered, and the book contains a wealth of practical advice on how to carry out therapy effectively with this client group, in a trauma-informed, well-supervised manner.
Effectively measuring and communicating the risk of domestic assault recidivism is an essential part of curbing domestic violence. This book for professionals involved in assessing and managing offenders presents a risk assessment system comprised of the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment and the Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide.
Interventions for Antisocial and Self-Destructive Behaviors
Grounded in science and clinical experience, this treatment planner provides essential tools for conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with justice-involved clients in a wide range of settings. Guidelines are presented for assessment, case formulation, and intervention to alter criminogenic thinking and destructive lifestyle patterns. With ......
Addresses key topics in child custody evaluation. This book describes data-based approaches to understanding and assessing relevant child, parent, and family factors. Going beyond the basics, it gives in-depth attention to issues like, how to evaluate allegations of domestic violence, child sexual abuse, and child alienation.
What an Olympic Champion's Story Can Teach Us about Recognizing and Prev
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison has always been a fighter--yet as a young teen, no one knew she was also a victim. Combining Kayla's powerful story of sexual abuse by her judo coach with science-based information from two renowned therapists, this unique book provides critical guidance for parents and professionals. Learn how to spot ......
Introduces the science of interviewing children by explaining the problems that can arise when adults talk to children and how a forensic perspective mitigates these problems. Debra Poole discusses child development considerations and presents a flexible approach to interviewing children.
Psychological, Social, and Legal Considerations in Forensic Examinations
Provides psychologists with information for conducting an evidence-based forensic consultation. The authors acquaint readers with the clinical and social scientific literature on sexual harassment, and apply these findings to issues that psychologists must consider in preparing ethically sound and well-substantiated forensic reports and testimony.