This comprehensive volume summarizes the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluating commonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies in a complete guide to best practice when working with a variety of offenders. Presents an up-to-date review of what works in offer assessment and rehabilitation, along with discussion of contemporary attitudes and translating theory into practiceIncludes assessment and treatment for different offender types across a range of settingsInternationally rewned contributors include James McGuire, James Bonta, Clive Hollin, Anthony Beech, Tony Ward, William Lindsay, Karl Hanson, Ray Novaco and William Marshall
Leam Craig is a Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologistin private practice, and Professor of Forensic Psychology at theUniversity of Birmingham, UK. He is the co-author of AssessingRisk in Sex Offenders (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008), and a co-editorof the Wiley-Blackwell titles Assessment and Treatment of SexOffenders (2009), Assessment and Treatment of SexualOffenders with Intellectual Disabilities (2010),International Perspectives on the Assessment and Treatment ofSexual Offenders (2011) and Assessments in ForensicPractice: A Handbook (in press). Louise Dixon is Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology atthe University of Birmingham, where she is Course Director of theContinued Professional Development route to the Doctorate inForensic Psychology Practice. Louise s research interestscentre on intimate partner violence, child maltreatment andaggression in groups, and she has published many articles and bookchapters in these domains. Louise sits on the Editorial Board ofseveral international journals including Child Maltreatmentand the British Journal of Forensic Practice. Theresa A. Gannon is Director of the Centre for Researchand Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP) and Professor ofForensic Psychology at the University of Kent, UK. She is leadeditor of the Wiley-Blackwell books AggressiveOffenders Cognition (2007) and Female SexualOffenders (2010), and is also the co-editor of PublicOpinion and Criminal Justice (Willan, 2008) and Firesettingand Mental Health (RCPsych, 2012).