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ISBN-13 9780135016886ISBN-10 0135016886
ISBN-10 0136132871ISBN-13 9780136132875
Author(s): Albert R. Roberts
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 320

For courses in Correctional Counseling and Treatment.

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 text’s goal is to formalize ideas, raise issues, and document best practices from which effective programs can be replicated.