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Offender Rehabilitation in Practice : Implementing and Evaluating Effective Programs
by Gary A. Bernfeld and David P. Farrington and Alan W. Leschied


Overview - Documented evidence suggests that community safety is best achieved through policies promoting human services rather than relying totally on prisons and that promoting intervention in an individual's own environment (known as 'ecological integrity') is closely associated with effective intervention.  Read more...

 
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More About Offender Rehabilitation in Practice by Gary A. Bernfeld; David P. Farrington; Alan W. Leschied
 
 
 
Overview
Documented evidence suggests that community safety is best achieved through policies promoting human services rather than relying totally on prisons and that promoting intervention in an individual's own environment (known as 'ecological integrity') is closely associated with effective intervention.

This is the first book to focus on the transfer of knowledge of worldwide effective offender rehabilitation programs. Prominent researchers and practitioners in the criminal justice field have contributed their extensive knowledge of what it takes to implement effective correctional practices with ecological integrity.


* Reviews "real world" challenges of program effectiveness and survival


* Offers effective, evidence based, innovative alternatives to imprisonment of offenders


* Offers a common multi-level systems perspective as a framework for the international case studies featured


* The first book to focus on the transfer of knowledge and best practice through the concept of "technology transfer"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780471720263
  • ISBN-10: 0471720267
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publish Date: August 2001
  • Page Count: 308
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.28 pounds

Series: Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology (Paperback)

Related Categories

Books > Psychology > Clinical Psychology
Books > Psychology > Forensic Psychology
Books > Social Science > Criminology

 
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