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New and Published Books

  1. Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders

    A New Approach to Forensic Psychotherapy

    Edited by Philip H. Pollock, Mark Stowell-Smith

    Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) is an established form of integrated psychotherapy, which has been applied in a variety of clinical settings to a diversity of disorders with promising outcomes. In Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders, the authors describe the application of CAT to forensic...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Fitness To Plead In England And Wales

    By Donald Grubin

    The concept of fitness to plead has its origins in the medieval courts of England, where the ritual of court proceedings demanded that accused individuals respond to the charges against them. Being fit to plead, however, has involved into a fundamental principle of British law and those legal...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Sexual Predators

    Society, Risk, and the Law

    By Robert A. Prentky, Howard E. Barbaree, Eric S. Janus

    Series: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

    Convicted sex offenders released from custody at the end of their criminal sentences pose a risk for re-offense. In many US states, Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) laws have been enacted that allow for the post-prison preventive detention of high risk sex offenders. SVP laws require the courts to...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Neuropsychology of Malingering Casebook

    Edited by Joel E. Morgan, Jerry J. Sweet

    Clinical neuropsychologists frequently evaluate individuals within a forensic context, and therefore must address questions regarding the possible presence of reduced effort, response bias and/or malingering. This volume offers a wide range of instructive real-world case examples involving the...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment

    Edited by Randy K. Otto, Kevin S. Douglas

    This comprehensive Handbook of original chapters serves as a resource for clinicians and researchers alike. Two introductory chapters cover general issues in violence risk assessment, while the remainder of the book offers a comprehensive discussion of specific risk...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Treating Personality Disorder

    Creating Robust Services for People with Complex Mental Health Needs

    Edited by Naomi Murphy, Des McVey

    This book considers personality disorders and how they are treated within the institutional context of prisons and hospitals and offers practical guidance on assessment, formulation and integrated treatment planning. Treating Personality Disorder offers contributions from professionals in...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice

    Case Studies

    By Corine de Ruiter, Nancy Kaser-Boyd

    Series: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Practice: Case Studies presents a set of forensic criminal cases as examples of a scientist-practitioner model for forensic psychological assessment. The cases involve a number of forensic issues, such as criminal responsibility, violence risk assessment,...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Child Custody

    Legal Decisions and Family Outcomes

    By Craig Everett

    For too long, divorce and remarriage literature has focused only on the outcome in the personal lives of the divorcees during and after divorce. But now, in Child Custody: Legal Decisions and Family Outcomes, you’ll see that divorce is a chain reaction that begins in the courtrooms and branches out...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Predatory Priests, Silenced Victims

    The Sexual Abuse Crisis and the Catholic Church

    Edited by Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea, Virginia Goldner

    The sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church captured headlines and mobilized public outrage in January 2002. But much of the commentary that immediately followed was reductionistic, focusing on single "causes" of clerical abuse such as mandatory celibacy, homosexuality, sexual repressiveness or...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge