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A structured cognitive behavioural approach to the assessment and treatment of violent offenders using offence paralleling behaviour
Seizing opportunity for effective intervention, evaluating treatment progress and determining readiness for release are critical tasks for mental health professionals involved in the care and treatment of violent offenders. ...
Summary and future directions
The aim of this book is to assemble and present various methods that are being used to identify and use offence paralleling behavior (OPB). Our intended audience is academics and clinicians who are interested in case ...
Integrating contemporary aggression theory with violent offender treatment: How thoroughly do interventions target violent behavior?
Social cognitive theory and research have made important contributions to contemporary understandings of aggression and violence. At present, however, the domains of aggression theory and its applied counterpart, violent ...
Appropriate treatment targets or products of a demanding environment? The relationship between aggression in a forensic psychiatric hospital with aggressive behaviour preceding admission and violent recidivism
Effective treatment of aggressive behaviour and accurate release decision making are necessary components of adequate clinical practice in forensic psychiatric units. Unfortunately, methods to identify treatment targets ...
Offence paralleling behaviour: A case formulation approach to offender assessment and intervention
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. ...