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Edited by the Head of Psychology for HM Prison Service and the National Probation Service, and fully updated to take account of structural changes within these Services, Psychology in Prisons takes an in-depth look at the work of psychologists in prisons strengthened by in-depth consideration of diversity issues such as age, gender, socio-economic group, sexuality and ethnicity. * Focuses exclusively on the prison environment and prioritises practical information for practitioners working in prisons * Contextualises psychological work in prisons, and covers evidence based practice in key areas such as drug misuse and sex offending * Focused on the needs of the client group * Features a section on the practicalities of psychological assessment and interventions
David Crighton is Deputy Chief Psychologist for the Ministry of Justice, and visiting Professor of Psychology at London Metropolitan University.
Graham Towl is Chief Psychologist for the Ministry of Justice and Visiting Professor of Psychology at the universities of Birmingham and Portsmouth.
Release date NZ
February 15th, 2008
Edited by David A. Crighton
Edited by Graham J. Towl
Country of Publication
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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