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Assessment of criminal behaviours of clients in secure settings
Valid assessment of crime and related behaviours is important in predicting future risk, designing intervention programmes and evaluating outcome. Common sources of error are presented and suggestions for enhancing the ...
Towards guiding principles for effective intervention
Interventions aimed at modifying drinking are important for prisoners whose crimes are alcohol-related. These interventions should be designed with reference to current knowledge of what is effective, and recent meta-analyses ...
The closure of a long-stay psychiatric hospital: A longitudinal study of patients' behavior
This paper summarises longitudinal data based on repeat assessments of the behavioural functioning of 90 long-stay psychiatric patients. Data were gathered over a period of 4-5 years that spanned a hospital closure and the ...