Correctional counseling and treatment / Peter C. Kratcoski

By: Kratcoski, Peter C, 1936- [author.]Contributor(s): Ohio Library and Information NetworkMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Edition: Sixth edition; Sixth editionDescription: 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319543499; 3319543490Subject(s): Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States | Prisoners -- Counseling of -- United States | Correctional psychology -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):: Correctional Counseling and Treatment.DDC classification: 365/.66 LOC classification: HV9304 | .K7 2017Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online | SpringerLink Connect to resource (off-campus)
Contents:
The scope and purposes of correctional treatment -- Applying restorative justice models in the correctional process -- The criminal justice system in transition : assisting victims of crime -- Continuity and change in the roles of correctional personnel -- Treatment of juvenile offenders : diversion and formal processing -- Diverting special categories of offenders to community treatment programs -- The functions of classification and assessment models in correctional treatment -- Community-based sanctions : probation and post-release supervision -- Community residential treatment and institutional treatment -- The interview : a basic tool used in correctional counseling and treatment -- Behavior modification programs used in corrections -- Group counseling in corrections -- Brief therapy and crisis intervention -- Cognitive behavioral therapies used in correctional treatment -- Futuer perspectives on counseling and treatment of criminal and delinquent offenders
Summary: "This book provides an...overview of the methods used in the criminal justice system in the United States to counsel and treat offenders...Throughout the text, there is an emphasis on the big picture: the interaction of the correctional component of the justice system with other components, particularly courts (including special courts like family courts, drug courts, veterans courts and other programs). Chapters in this book address the diverse population of correctional facilities, including juvenile offenders; those with mental illness, addiction and substance abuse problems, physical and mental disabilities; and homeless populations. The author also provides analysis of how legislation influences the corrections process. This work is also enhanced by providing comparative analysis of the criminal and juvenile justice systems: their goals, objectives, and how these can affect counseling and treatment available within these two systems. This pedagogical features of this engaging text include: excerpted interviews with correctional practitioners about the problems and challenges they encounter, discussion questions, classification instruments and real-world examples of specific treatments programs, and case studies that give students the chance to select the appropriate interviewing, counseling or treatment approach to deal with the problem/ issues of the case."
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The scope and purposes of correctional treatment -- Applying restorative justice models in the correctional process -- The criminal justice system in transition : assisting victims of crime -- Continuity and change in the roles of correctional personnel -- Treatment of juvenile offenders : diversion and formal processing -- Diverting special categories of offenders to community treatment programs -- The functions of classification and assessment models in correctional treatment -- Community-based sanctions : probation and post-release supervision -- Community residential treatment and institutional treatment -- The interview : a basic tool used in correctional counseling and treatment -- Behavior modification programs used in corrections -- Group counseling in corrections -- Brief therapy and crisis intervention -- Cognitive behavioral therapies used in correctional treatment -- Futuer perspectives on counseling and treatment of criminal and delinquent offenders

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"This book provides an...overview of the methods used in the criminal justice system in the United States to counsel and treat offenders...Throughout the text, there is an emphasis on the big picture: the interaction of the correctional component of the justice system with other components, particularly courts (including special courts like family courts, drug courts, veterans courts and other programs). Chapters in this book address the diverse population of correctional facilities, including juvenile offenders; those with mental illness, addiction and substance abuse problems, physical and mental disabilities; and homeless populations. The author also provides analysis of how legislation influences the corrections process. This work is also enhanced by providing comparative analysis of the criminal and juvenile justice systems: their goals, objectives, and how these can affect counseling and treatment available within these two systems. This pedagogical features of this engaging text include: excerpted interviews with correctional practitioners about the problems and challenges they encounter, discussion questions, classification instruments and real-world examples of specific treatments programs, and case studies that give students the chance to select the appropriate interviewing, counseling or treatment approach to deal with the problem/ issues of the case."

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