- Provides a clear and comprehensive picture of current approaches for treating and rehabilitating correctional clients
- Fits major paradigms of psychotherapy to the unique needs of offenders
- Describes tools and skill sets essential for the correctional counselor
- Includes key concepts and terms and discussion questions in every chapter
Features a new chapter on treating women offenders based on the authors’ considerable expertise in that area
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.
Criminal justice students, corrections students, correctional practitioners, administrators, and policymakers.