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Correctional psychology: themes and problems in correcting the offender

by Robert J. Wicks

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Published by Canfield Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correctional psychology.,
  • Criminal psychology.,
  • Social adjustment.,
  • Social service.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 179-221.

    Statement[by] Robert J. Wicks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9275 .W43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 235 p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5427527M
    ISBN 100063893452
    LC Control Number73022351

      The federal department responsible for corrections in Canada is the Correctional Service of Canada. Prisons are organized under the security levels of minimum, maximum, and medium. Criminal Justice and Behavior is the official publication of the International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP). All individual subscriptions are handled through the IACFP. For more information or to join the IACFP, visit Criminal Justice and Behavior promotes scholarly evaluations of assessment, classification, prevention, intervention, and.

      For Corrections Officers and Cops, a New Emphasis on Mental Health Suicides, post traumatic stress disorder and other mental-health problems that afflict corrections officers as well as police officers are an underreported sector of the criminal justice system. Cops are given books to read on police psychology, compete in Crossfit. For courses in Introduction to Corrections and Issues in Corrections. This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from.

    Corrections operate as part of the criminal-justice system, providing housing and programs for offenders who have been convicted of crimes that necessitate the loss of freedom for the offender. Incarceration is the most serious punishment (short of loss of life) to which a .   By providing empirical data and multidisciplinary considerations, the book increases awareness of child sex offender suicide among the various entities which come into contact with this population of offenders. This book attempts to bring awareness of this potentially high risk population to better inform the law enforcement, corrections, and.


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Country of Publication: United States Publisher: San Francisco, Canfield Press [c] Description: xviii, p. The Third Edition of Corrections: A Text/Reader provides students with the best of both worlds—a brief authored text accompanied by carefully selected and edited explanations of all of the major course topics help students understand the impact of new directions and policy in corrections.

Policy-oriented original research articles demonstrate how research drives these advances. InsideOut is a cognitive-based (CBT) program for substance abuse treatment (offender rehab) in correctional settings, and is based around the 4-Point Program® of SMART Recovery.

The primary goal is to prevent offender recidivism through a carefully designed and scientifically-based secular program. Even though offender populations are culturally diverse, theories, risk assessment procedures, and intervention methods in forensic psychology have been developed based on research with.

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correctional intervention, which hold that programming should be matched to an offender’s risk of reoffending, criminogenic needs, and responsivity issues (Gendreau, French, & Gionet, ). Because correctional resources are often scarce, the risk principle suggests that we.

Correctional Boot Camps: Military Basic Training or a Model for Corrections. provides the most up-to-date assessment of the major perspectives and issues related to the current state of boot camps.

The book goes beyond cursory examinations of the effectiveness of boot camps, presenting an in-depth view of a greater variety of issues.

The treatment of youthful offenders in correctional settings presents psychologists with a range of challenging ethical concerns. The inherent discord between psychologically based goals and correctional objectives yields a complicated ethical landscape for clinicians. There are numerous ethical issues that correctional psychologists in Canada face on a regular basis.

This article analyzes the following ethical issues as they relate to the adult correctional context in Canada: (a) who is the client, (b) confidentiality, (c) protection of psychological records, (d) informed consent, (e) assessment, (f) corroboration, (g) refusal of services, (h. Some themes have been almost eerily constant, vis-à-vis corrections, over decades and even centuries.

Of these, a few are obvious, such as the influence that money or its lack exerts over virtually all correctional policy decisions.

Other themes are less apparent but no less potent in their effect on correctional operations. Her web-presence, Correctional Nurse, provides information and support to those working in correctional health care. Her books, Essentials of Correctional Nursing and The Correctional.

This book addresses the social experiences of juvenile offenders in the correctional machinery and the career effects these experiences have on offenders.

It follows offenders from apprehension through detention, court appearance, probation and institutionalization, showing. It's not a very good time to be a prisoner in the United States. Incarceration is not meant to be fun, of course.

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Focusing on relevant themes and current issues, this text also looks closely at categorizations of criminal behavior, the relationship between crime and pop culture, mass media, and computer technology, and gender issues and crime. This engaging book applies theory and research to real-world criminal justice practice.

Key Features and Benefits 5/5(1). In correctional treatment, the desired outcome is typically reduced recidivism. Consequently, correctional programs that reduce recidivism are characterized as effective programs. Research demonstrates that there is a significant relationship between the amount of treatment that an offender receives and whether he or she will reoffend.

Written by two academic scholars and former practitioners, Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice, Second Edition offers students a 21st-century look into the treatment and rehabilitative themes that drive modern-day corrections.

Authors Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh expertly weave together research, policy, and practice to give readers a foundational understanding of the field. The number of sex offenders who re-offend is small relative to many other crimes, and the proper treatment – a program that addresses their thinking and behavior directly, and is.

Professor Ward has authored over academic publications and his research interests include the rehabilitation and desistance process in offenders; cognition and offenders; evolutionary approaches to crime; and ethical issues in forensic and correctional sor Ward is the developer of the Good Lives Model and has published.

Issues related to informed consent and competency are to the forefront when prisoners are involved in research projects and there is a heavy burden of proof on researchers to establish that in forensic and correctional settings that offenders were under no pressure to consent, and were indeed, psychologically competent to do so.I am a Consultant Forensic/Clinical Psychologist who develops policy, manages projects, and delivers services in corrections, human services and the courts, to serious offenders, including sex.criminal justice issues facing the Nation and, hence, the Administration.

Her address to the ASC identified 12 such issues. On the day following her appeal to us, the ASC National Policy Committee met and formed 12 corresponding task forces. The chairs of these task forces had to find their expert collaborators within the shortest span of time.