Offending Behaviour Programmes: Development, Application and by Emma J. Palmer, Clive R. Hollin

By Emma J. Palmer, Clive R. Hollin

A part of the Wiley sequence in Forensic medical Psychology, Offending Behaviour Programmes: improvement, software and Controversies explores the topic at degrees: the technical matters linked to designing and enforcing courses and the wider concerns surrounding courses equivalent to the influence on practitioners. every one bankruptcy covers conception, study, perform, and overview.

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Antonowicz, D. H. & Ross, R. R. (1994). Essential components of successful rehabilitation programs for offenders. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 38, 97–104. Barker, M. & Morgan, R. (1993). Sex offenders: A framework for the evaluation of community-based treatment. London: Home Office. Beckett, R. , Beech, A. , Fisher, D. & Fordham, A. S. (1994). Community-based treatment for sex offenders: An evaluation of seven treatment programmes. London: Home Office. Beech, A.

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It follows that it cannot be assumed that other offender groups, such as women, young offenders, and offenders from different ethnic and cultural groups, will present with the same criminogenic needs. It is entirely possible that at least some criminogenic needs will vary according to the personal, cultural, and social factors relevant to different offender groups. For treatment to be at its most effective, it should also be sensitive to these specific needs (Bonta, 1995). However, the process of establishing the exact nature of the criminogenic needs of different offender groups is a complex empirical task.

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