Offence Paralleling Behaviour: A Case Formulation Approach to Offender Assessment and Intervention

Michael Daffern (Editor), Lawrence Jones (Editor), John Shine (Editor)

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New to the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology, Offence Paralleling Behaviour presents an original framework of individualised assessment and treatment methods for clinicians working in the forensic environment. Provides a framework that helps practitioners to identify and work with offence-relevant behaviour and evidence pro-social change. Describes how Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB) can be successfully identified and used in risk assessment and treatment planning. Brings together leading academics and frontline clinicians, including psychiatric nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, drug and alcohol specialists, and correctional officers, as well as featuring the views of prisoners on OPB. Presents methods which allow staff to identify and use OPB in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChichester UK
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages336
ISBN (Print)9780470744482, 9780470744475
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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