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Correctional Perspectives

Correctional Perspectives

Views from Academics, Practitioners, and Prisoners

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLeanne Fiftal Alarid (Editor), Paul F. Cromwell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7393155M
ISBN 100195330072
ISBN 109780195330076
OCLC/WorldCa153580318

  Offering comprehensive coverage with an applied, practical perspective, Community Corrections, Second Edition covers all the major topics in the field while emphasizing reintegration and community partnerships and focusing strongly on assessment, risk prediction, and classification. Author Robert D. Hanser draws on his expertise with offender treatment planning, special needs populations, 5/5(1). Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization.

  Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Criminal Justice System: A New Frontier of Clinical Practice and Research Peters, Roger H., Arthur Lurigio, and Harry Wexler, Motivational Interviewing and Co-Occurring Disorders: Minnesota Correctional Agents' Perceptions. CURRENT PERSPECTIVES IN CORRECTIONS: A CACOPHONY HERBERT S. MILLER* INTRODUCTION FERRI, CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY (Boston ). The first edition of this book ap-peared in 8. Id. at VI-VII (Introduction). "Thus the great truth of the present and the future, for the correctional process should be "the reintegration of the offender.

Click here for a free download of Correctional Health Care: Guidelines for the Management of an Adequate Delivery System (), a recommended reading for the CCHP study exam and a foundational work in the field. For selected correctional-health-related books from other publishers, see this list of reference works. For years after Martinson and his colleagues published their treatise on treatment in corrections, a common mantra regarding rehabilitation was “nothing works” (Martinson, ; Lipton, Martinson, & Wilkes, ); obviously, this is not true. Research demonstrates that some programs are effective (as discussed in this book).


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This anthology features twelve contemporary topical areas in corrections--chosen for the unique challenges which each presents to researchers, correctional practitioners, and prisoners. Each topic is systematically examined from three different perspectives--academic, practitioner, and prisoner--for a total of thirty-six readings/5(3).

Academic Perspective: HIV/AIDS and the Correctional System, Douglas S. Lipton Practitioner Perspective: Women Prisoners With HIV: A Letter From a Prison Doctor, Anne S. De Groot Prisoner Perspective: Till Death do us Part: The Deadly Game of AIDS in Prison, Antonio A.

Gilbreath & Joshua D.M. RogersPrice: $ This anthology features twelve contemporary topical areas in corrections--chosen for the unique challenges which each presents to researchers, correctional practitioners, and prisoners.

Each topic is systematically examined from three different perspectives--academic, practitioner, and prisoner--for a total of thirty-six readings. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Challenging beliefs about prison crowding --A national study of correctional administrators' views on prison crowding --Report from an overcrowded maze --Examining trends in female incarceration --A prison superintendant's perspective on women in prison --The war on drugs and women prisoners.

Correctional Perspectives: Views from Academics, Practitioners, and Prisoners by Leanne Fiftal Alarid starting at $ Correctional Perspectives: Views from Academics, Practitioners, and Prisoners has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Correctional Counseling: A Cognitive Growth Perspective shows students how to address a correctional client s needs during imprisonment and how to /5(3).

The book provides an introduction to the various issues that plague corrections officers, middle managers, and the administration through the level of warden. I found this most informative. The book is not very long (a plus for a graduate class); therefore, it was an easy read, and the entire book can be covered in detail quite easily/5(4).

The cognitive growth model maintains that correctional counseling is intended to help offenders balance their lives and important relations through developing more accurate social cognitions and understanding about the self, others, and patterns governing their interactions/5(5).

Correctional Education: Books Give Prisoners’ Perspectives. Currently, some 70 percent of the 2 million people in U.S. jails, prisons and detention centers are people of color; approximately 1 million are African American.

Check out our list of 15 of some of the best books you should read as a correctional officer today. Navigation Correctional Officer Training HQ Correctional Officer Training Headquarters Is the Online Resource for Corrections Officer Training, Education, Jobs, Testing, and Exams.

The most current data, facts, figures, and research are included throughout the book to provide students with insights into today’s world of corrections.

KEY FEATURES: Perspective from a Practitioner boxes, written by professionals in corrections, give a glimpse into the daily lives of those working in the correctional system. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S.

correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing students with the most well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections available. Jonathan Franzen's third novel, The Corrections, is a great work of art and a grandly entertaining overture to our new century: a bold, comic, tragic, deeply moving family drama that stretches from the Midwest at mid-century to Wall.

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award/5(K). A historical overview of the experiences and challenges of correctional RNs cannot be described in isolation from the strongly influential context of correctional facilities throughout the years.

Instead, a comprehensive account of the history of correctional nursing must be considered alongside prisoners’. The importance of correctional leadership Professional correctional leadership is the key to establishing and maintaining humane prisons By James B.

Jacobs and Elana Olitsky. He has authored several other books about corrections including The American Jail: Cornerstone of Modern Corrections, from Pearson Prentice Hall, The Art of the Con: Avoiding Offender.

This accessible book identifies and evaluates the major competing theories used to guide the goals, policies, and practices of the correctional system. The authors demonstrate that changes in theories can legitimize changing ways of treating and punishing offenders, and they help readers understand how changes in the social and political context of U.S.

society impact correctional theory and policy. A Correctional Officer’s Perspective by Pat Bliss Life inside a Federal Penitentiary is a mystery to most people. Closely governed by rule and law, Federal Penitentiaries are nevertheless complex communities of people who live and work behind the razor ribbon that encircles ed on: Decem   Corrections looks at the correctional system and offers arguments for and against the practice of the laws and policies that comprise corrections, from parole and probation to imprisonment, to the application of the death penalty.

The 20 included chapters, written by eminent scholars and experts in the fields of criminology, police science, law, sociology, psychology, and other disciplines.

American Corrections in Brief introduces students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures their interest and encourages them to enter the field.

Corrections: An Historical Perspective of the Saskatchewan Experience Canadian Plains Studies ISSN Volume 4 of Canadian plains reports, ISSN Authors: Shirley Skinner, Otto Driedger, Brian Grainger: Publisher: Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, ISBN:Length: pages."This text is a welcome choice for those teaching corrections classes, written from the perspective of an instructor with decades of experience in corrections.

The book is easy to read and filled with student-friendly features." —Joycelyn Pollock, Criminal Justice, Texas State University.Correctional Counseling: A Cognitive Growth Perspective Shows Students How To Address A Correctional Client'S Needs During Imprisonment And How To Prepare Clients For Release Into The Community.

Using The Cognitive Growth Model To Examine The Major Issues In Correctional Counseling, This Text Covers The Counselor Roles, Work Settings And Challenges, Offender .