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Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders

Second Edition


November 2003 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders, Second Edition offers individuals a practical preparation for communicating with offenders. Recognising that individuals who counsel offenders in the criminal justice system often have not had the extensive training of a licensed psychologist. This book gives essential information, proven systems that have stood the test of time in American prisons and appropriate and effective counsellor attitudes.
 
Preface
 
Contributors
 
Chapter 1. Understanding Criminal Justice Counseling
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Protection of Society

 
Rhetoric

 
Supervision

 
Communication

 
Counseling versus Therapy

 
Roles Criminal Justice Counselors Play

 
Criminal Justice Counseling and Burnout

 
Ethical Considerations in Criminal Justice Counseling

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
 
Chapter 2. Criminal Justice Counseling Process
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
The Beginning of Counseling

 
The Middle of Counseling

 
The End of Counseling

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
 
Chapter 3. The Role and Importance of Emotions in Counseling Criminal
Justice Offenders

 
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Development and Structure of the Brain

 
Definition of Emotion

 
Core Emotions

 
Emotional Capacity and Development

 
Emotions, Human Empathy, and Criminality

 
Child Abuse, the Brain, and Counseling Offenders

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
 
Chapter 4. Counseling and the Criminal Justice Offender
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Young Offenders

 
Adult Offenders

 
Addicted and Substance-Abusing Offenders

 
Disturbed Offenders

 
Violent Offenders

 
Female Offenders

 
Ill Offenders

 
Sex Offenders

 
Resistant Offenders

 
Incarcerated Offenders

 
Multicultural and Ethnically Diverse Offenders

 
Military Offenders

 
Foreign Born Offenders

 
Older and Elderly Offenders

 
Mentally Retarded Offenders

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
 
Chapter 5. Counseling Differences in Male and Female Criminal Justice Offenders
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Female and Male Communication Differences

 
Awareness Principles for Female and Male Criminal Justice Offenders

 
Theodora Wells' Male/Female Awareness Exercise

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
Candice Skrapec
Chapter 6. Treating the Criminal Psychopath
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Treatment Outcome

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
 
Chapter 7. Trauma, the Addiction Model, and Repetitive Criminal Behavior
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
The Brain and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

 
Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

 
The Addiction Model

 
Treatment of Trauma and Repetitive Criminality

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Discussion Questions

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
Lester P. Pincu
Chapter 8. Ethical and Legal Concerns in Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Ethical Concerns and Confidentiality

 
Ethical and Legal Issues Regarding Counseling Persons with AIDS and HIV within the Criminal Justice System

 
Legal Issues Regarding Counseling Incarcerated Offenders

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
 
Chapter 9. Criminal Justice Counseling Modalities
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Criminal Justice Counseling Style and Technique

 
Criminal Justice Counseling Modalities

 
Other Approaches to Criminal Justice Counseling

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
Internet Sites

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
 
Chapter 10. Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Counseling
Chapter Highlights

 
Key Terms

 
Introduction

 
Studies of Criminal Justice Counseling Effectiveness

 
Contemporary Thoughts on What Works in Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders

 
Contemporary Criminal Justice Treatment Outcome Investigations

 
Summary

 
Matching Key Terms and Definitions

 
Discussion Questions

 
Internet Sites

 
Counselor/Offender Role-Play Scenarios

 
References

 
Suggested Readings

 
Glossary

 
Bibliography

 
Index

 
About the Authors

 

"Excellent book, the best I have read."

John McCullogh
South Hills Business School

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