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Title The Wiley international handbook of correctional psychology / edited by Devon L.L. Polaschek, Andrew Day, and Clive R. Hollin
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 816 pages)
Contents Intro; Title page; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Editors; Notes on the Contributors; Part I Correctional Psychology in Context; Chapter 1 Correctional Psychology: A Short History and Current Standing; A Brief History of Correctional Trends; Developing and Applying Psychology to Criminal Behavior and its Remediation; What is Correctional Psychology?; Introduction to the Handbook; Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 2 Being Ethical Psychologists in Correction Settings; Psychology's Morality and Codes; Principles; Addressing Moral Uncertainty; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Note
Barriers to ImplementationConcluding Comments and Good Practice Recommendations; Note; Key Readings; References; Chapter 8 Solitary Confinement and Punishment: Effects on Misconducts and Recidivism; Techniques for Punishing Inmates; Effects of Solitary Confinement; Why Is SC not an Effective Punisher?; Notes; Key Readings; References; Chapter 9 The Challenge of Managing Aging Prisoners; Health Status; Functional Health Status; Social Milieu; Mental and Emotional Health; Housing Accommodations; Future Directions; Conclusion; Key Readings; References
How Is the PRISM Process Viewed in Practice?The Future Challenges for Situational Approaches; Key Readings; References; Chapter 6 Managing Difficult and Disruptive Prisoners; Definitional Issues; Prevalence of Behavior; Effects on Staff; Assessing Violence Risk; Managing Difficult and Disruptive Behavior; Conclusions; Notes; Key Readings; References; Chapter 7 Managing Suicide and Self-Harm; Introduction; The Scale and Nature of the Problem of Suicide and Self-Harm; Risk Factors for Suicide and Self-Harm in Correctional Settings; Interventions to Manage Suicide and Self-Harm
Implications for PsychologistsConclusion; Key Readings; References; Chapter 5 Violence and the Pains of Confinement: PRISM as a Promising Paradigm for Violence Prevention; Introduction; Institutional Violence Prevention; On Approaches to Violence Risk Management; On the Pains of Confinement; A Structured Professional Approach to the Evaluation of Institutional Risk; The PRISM Process; From Risk Factors to Risk Processes; From Evaluation Through Scenarios Toward Interventions; Thinking About Situational Interventions; The Application of the PRISM Process; Achieving Organizational Change
Key ReadingsReferences; Chapter 3 The American Psychological Association's Misuse of the Role of Psychologist-as-Organizational-Consultant to Torture: Where Was the "Bright Line" Position?; The Hoffman Report; The Timeline of Events; The Ethical Debate: Lessons for Correctional Psychologists; Conclusion; Notes; Key Readings; References; Part II The Roles of Psychology in Managing Prisons and Offenders; Chapter 4 The Effects of Imprisonment; Individual Effects of Incarceration; Effects of Incarceration on Racial and Ethnic Minorities; Effects of Incarceration on Women; Special Considerations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 10, 2019)
Subject Criminal behavior.
Criminal psychology.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
Criminal behavior.
Criminal psychology.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Form Electronic book
Author Day, Andrew (Andrew John Dallin), editor.
Hollin, Clive R., editor.
Polaschek, Devon L. L., editor.
LC no. 2018044144
ISBN 1119139961
Other Titles Correctional psychology