Social Problem Solving and Offending: Evidence, Evaluation and Evolution

October 14, 2005|
Social Problem Solving and Offending: Evidence, Evaluation and Evolution by Mary Mcmurran
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The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant to the understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has been accumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation (R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatment programme used widely with prisoners, included social problem solving as a key component and is now in use worldwide. More recently, interventions that focus specifically on social problem solving have recently been developed. Arranged in three parts (evidence, evaluation and evolution and exploration), this book draws together aetiological and therapeutic research evidence and practice over the last twenty years in social problem-solving with offenders.
Mary McMurran is consultant clinical and forensic psychologist at Llanarth Court Hospital, Wales, and Senior Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. She has worked with offenders in a young offenders centre, a maximum-security psychiatric hospital, a regional secure unit, and in the community. In 1999, she was ...
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Title:Social Problem Solving and Offending: Evidence, Evaluation and Evolution
Format:Hardcover
Dimensions:336 pages
Published:October 14, 2005
Publisher:Wiley
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780470864067

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