Psychology in Probation Services by P-Wiley

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									Psychology in Probation Services
Forensic Practice series

Editor: David A. Crighton
Editor: Graham J. Towl
Description

This book serves as a route map for psychologists and probation officers working in probation services.
Outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation. Gives an up-to-
date picture of some key emerging areas of applied psychological practice in probation settings. Covers
the development of applied psychological services, court work, mental health, working with sex offenders,
risk assessment, group work, cognitive skills, multi-agency public protection panels, and lifer
assessments. The editors are Deputy Head and Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services,
and therefore well placed to compile this book. Complements Graham Towl's book Psychology in Prisons
(BPS Blackwell, 2003).
Author Bio
David A. Crighton
David Crighton is Deputy Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services. He is also visiting
Professor of Forensic Psychology at London Metropolitan University and co-editor of the British Journal of
Forensic Practice.


Graham J. Towl
Graham Towl is Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services. He is also visiting Professor of
Forensic Psychology at the University of Birmingham and the University of Portsmouth. He has received
the British Psychological Society award for distinguished contribution to professional psychology. He is
the editor of Psychology in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2003) and joint editor of Suicide in Prisons (BPS
Blackwell, 2002). He is also co-editor of the British Journal of Forensic Practice.

								
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