Correctional Counseling and Treatment

ISBN-13: 9780136132875

ISBN-10: 0136132871

Author: Albert R. Roberts Ph.D.

Edition: 1

Publication date:
2007
Publisher:
Pearson
Format:
Paperback 320 pages
Category:
Psychology, Criminology
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Acknowledged author Albert R. Roberts Ph.D. wrote Correctional Counseling and Treatment comprising 320 pages back in 2007. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0136132871 and 9780136132875. Since then Correctional Counseling and Treatment textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $5.67 or rent at the marketplace.


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Offering perspectives from twenty-one leading experts in the field, this book shows how to apply evidence-based counseling and treatment approaches to offender rehabilitation. Each chapter includes summaries of the latest government reports, treatment guidelines, evidence-based counseling practices, research findings, trends and statistics, program evaluations, journal review articles, and meta-analyses. Discussion is on revitalizing the corrections profession, with an emphasis on rehabilitation policies and programs based on scientific evidence and treatment technology transfer. Complete and up-to-date, the book’s goal is to formalize ideas, raise issues, and document best practices from which effective programs can be replicated. Evidence-based approachoffers a variety of offender treatment and rehabilitation approaches that have demonstrated effectiveness.  Perspectives from twenty-one contributors help guide readers through the process and steps in counseling and treatment.  A look at best practices in individual and group counselingthrough the book’s definitions and illustrations.  Findings from a national survey (conducted by the book editor)offer results from 25 different state departments of corrections and the correctional facilities under their jurisdiction. The market for this up-to-date multi-authored book will be college and university libraries, state and county criminal justice as well as juvenile justice agencies, and federal criminal justice agency libraries.