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The Resource Social work practice in the criminal justice system, George T. Patterson

Social work practice in the criminal justice system, George T. Patterson

Label
Social work practice in the criminal justice system
Title
Social work practice in the criminal justice system
Statement of responsibility
George T. Patterson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on deterrence, punishment, and rehabilitation, can be a difficult system to understand. Forensic Social Work presents an overview of the the criminal justice system, exploring the network of systems which comprise it. Integrating social work values and a commitment to social justice, this textbook explores how social workers can practice to address social problems within the criminal justice system and promotes the development of knowledge, skills and critical reflection in this increasingly important area of practice. In addition to covering the four key areas for social work practice law enforcement; courts; corrections; and legislation it covers: Alternative programs and services, Special populations such as juveniles, women and sex offenders, Special topics such as reoffending, wrongful conviction and racial disparities. Social work skills in the criminal justice system. Looking at the challenges and opportunities of social work practice in the criminal justice system, this is the ideal text for students undertaking courses in forensic social work."--
  • "The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on deterrence, punishment, and rehabilitation, can be a difficult system to understand. Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System presents an overview of the criminal justice system, exploring the network of systems which comprise it. Integrating social work values and a commitment to social justice, this textbook explores how social workers can practice to address social problems within the criminal justice system and promotes the development of knowledge, skills and critical reflection in this increasingly important area of practice. In addition to covering the four key areas for social work practice - law enforcement, courts, corrections, and legislation - it covers: Alternative programs and services Special populations - such as juveniles, women and sex offenders Special topics - such as reoffending, wrongful conviction and racial disparities The application of evidence-based practice principles in criminal justice. Looking at the challenges and opportunities of social work practice in the criminal justice system, this is the ideal text for social work instructors, students and practitioners working with or within the criminal justice system. Each chapter includes a summary of social work practice implications, key terms, and suggested further reading"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patterson, George T
Dewey number
364.4/04530973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9950
LC item number
.P38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Social work with criminals
Label
Social work practice in the criminal justice system, George T. Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
668197130
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 219 pages
Isbn
9780415781169
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011038923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)668197130
Label
Social work practice in the criminal justice system, George T. Patterson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
668197130
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 219 pages
Isbn
9780415781169
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011038923
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)668197130

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