Counselling In Criminal Justice by WilliamsCounselling In Criminal Justice by Williams

Counselling In Criminal Justice


Paperback | April 1, 1996

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This book describes the many settings in which counselling is used with offenders, victims of crime, and criminal justice professionals under stress. It reviews the political pressures which have both limited and encouraged the growth of counselling in criminal justice settings. Using case material, it explores the dilemmas - and the opportunities - for counsellors in criminal justice.

Counselling in Criminal Justice will be of interest to volunteers and professionals in the probation service, the prison service, the churches, and the voluntary sector. It draws upon research and experience of Victim Support, Rape Crisis and Generic Counselling as well as practical experience of statutory criminal justice agencies. It is also designed to assist counsellors dealing with the courts, the police and the prison and probation services for the first time.

Brian Williams is a lecturer in the Department of Applied Social Studies at the University of Keele. His previous research and publications have concerned probation work, prisons and the victims of crime. He worked as a probation officer and as a community worker after training in social work. He has been involved in professional ed...
Title:Counselling In Criminal JusticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.5 × 5.4 × 0.59 inPublished:April 1, 1996Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335192408

ISBN - 13:9780335192403

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Table of Contents

Series editors' preface
The development of counselling in criminal justice
The context of counselling in criminal justice
The practice of counselling in criminal justice
Specific issues in counselling in criminal justice
Professional relationships in counselling in criminal justice
A critique of counselling in criminal justice