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This book illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system.


  • Illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system.
  • Gives examples of how forensic psychology can benefit not only from clinical and criminological approaches, but also from the insights of occupational, cognitive, developmental and social psychology.
  • Many of the chapters introduce readers to areas which have not received extensive coverage elsewhere.
  • Includes new directions in forensic practice.
  • Chapters draw out the implications for professionals working in the field.
  • Contributors include both academics and practitioners.
  • Reflects both the scope and the potential of forensic psychology.
Content:
Chapter 1 The Offender's Perspective on Crime: Methods and Principles in Data Collection (pages 1–17): Claire Nee
Chapter 2 The Community and Family Context in Understanding Juvenile Crime (pages 18–33): Mark Wilson
Chapter 3 Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB) as a Framework for Assessment and Interventions with Offenders (pages 34–63): Lawrence Jones
Chapter 4 Risk Assessment (pages 64–81): David Crighton
Chapter 5 The Management of Difficult Clients (pages 64–96): Ruby Bell and Sue Evershed
Chapter 6 Intellectual Disabilities and Crime: Issues in Assessment, Intervention and Management (pages 97–114): William R. Lindsay, Jacqueline Law and Fiona MacLeod
Chapter 7 Violent Police?Suspect Encounters: The Impact of Environmental Stressors on the Use of Lethal Force (pages 115–128): Aldert Vrij and Jo Barton
Chapter 8 Enhancing Eyewitness Memory: Developments in Theory and Practice (pages 129–146): Pam Newlands
Chapter 9 Occupational Stress and the Criminal Justice Practitioner (pages 147–166): Jennifer Brown
Chapter 10 The Contribution of Job Simulation Assessment Centres to Organizational Development in HM Prison Service (pages 167–183): Keith Baxter, Kirstin Davis, Eliot Franks and Sonia Kitchen
Chapter 11 Design and Evaluation of Training (pages 184–201): David Boag
Chapter 12 Facilitating Multi?Disciplinary Teams (pages 202–221): Adrian Needs and Jo Capelin
Chapter 13 Applied Psychological Services in HM Prison Service and the National Probation Service (pages 222–235): Graham Towl

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