Handbook of Forensic Mental Health with Victims and Offenders: Assessment, Treatment, and Research
Designated a Doody’s Core Title! Together for the first time; all your forensic social work best practice needs in one volume!”.a vitally important addition to this emerging and essential body of knowledge. This compelling publication places between two covers a broad collection of informative, original essays on core issues in forensic social work. This engaging volume offers readers keen insights into forensic practice related to child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, suicide, psychiatric care and mental illness, juvenile justice, adult corrections, addictions, trauma, and restorative justice.”-from the foreword by Frederic G. Reamer, School of Social Work, Rhode Island CollegeFrom expert testimony advice to treating HIV-positive incarcerated women, this handbook contains the most current research and tested field practices for child welfare through adulthood in the civil and criminal system. Encompassing a wide range of treatments, roles, specialized practices, research, and diagnoses, the Handbook of Forensic Mental Health With Victims and Offenders will guide practicing professionals through the forensic social work issues they encounter on a daily basis, such as: Prevention of prisoners’ sudden deathsExpert witness testimony in child welfare and women batteringTreatment of dually diagnosed adolescentsThe overrepresentation of African-Americans incarcerated for juvenile delinquencyJail mental health services for adultsDrug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse historiesRecidivism preventionBasic tasks in post-trauma intervention with victims and offendersCulture and gender considerations in restorative justiceEdited by Dr. Albert R. Roberts and Dr. David W. Springer, with contributions by leaders in the field, this handbook should top the list of must-have publications for all forensic social workers.
Specification: Handbook of Forensic Mental Health with Victims and Offenders: Assessment, Treatment, and Research