By V. Nagy
By Leslie Drozd,Michael Saini,Nancy Olesen
Parenting Plan Evaluations has develop into the go-to resource for the most up-tp-date empirical proof within the box of kid custody disputes. totally up-to-date during this moment version, the amount maintains its concentrate on translating and imposing learn linked to crucial themes in the relations courtroom. It offers an equipped and in-depth research of the most recent learn and provides particular suggestions for utilising those findings to the problems in baby custody disputes. Written by means of foreign specialists within the box, chapters conceal crucial and intricate concerns that come up in kin courtroom, reminiscent of attachment and in a single day timesharing with very young ones, co-parenting little ones with continual health conditions and developmental problems, household violence in the course of separation and divorce, alienation, homosexual and lesbian co-parents, and relocation, between others. This quantity assists forensic psychological health and wellbeing pros to proffer empirically dependent reviews, conclusions, and proposals and assists relations legislations judges and legal professionals in comparing the reliability of the knowledge supplied to the courts by way of psychological healthiness execs of their stories and testimony. not only for forensic evaluators, Parenting Plan reviews is a must-read for criminal practitioners, kinfolk legislations judges and lawyers, and different execs trying to comprehend extra concerning the technology in the back of parenting plan evaluations.
By David W., PhD, LCSW Springer,Albert R., DSW, PhD, BCETS, DACFE Roberts
Designated a Doody's center Title!
Together for the 1st time; all of your forensic social paintings top perform wishes in a single volume!
"...a very important addition to this rising and crucial physique of data. This compelling booklet locations among covers a large choice of informative, unique essays on middle matters in forensic social paintings. This enticing quantity deals readers willing insights into forensic perform with regards to baby abuse and overlook, household violence, suicide, psychiatric care and psychological ailment, juvenile justice, grownup corrections, addictions, trauma, and restorative justice."
--from the foreword by means of Frederic G. Reamer, institution of Social paintings, Rhode Island College
From professional testimony suggestion to treating HIV-positive incarcerated girls, this guide comprises the most up-tp-date examine and demonstrated box practices for baby welfare via maturity within the civil and legal approach.
Encompassing quite a lot of remedies, roles, really expert practices, learn, and diagnoses, the Handbook of Forensic psychological future health With sufferers and Offenders will consultant practising execs in the course of the forensic social paintings matters they come across every day, such as:
- Prevention of prisoners' surprising deaths
- Expert witness testimony in baby welfare and girls battering
- Treatment of dually clinically determined adolescents
- The overrepresentation of African-Americans incarcerated for juvenile delinquency
- Jail psychological wellbeing and fitness providers for adults
- Drug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse histories
- Recidivism prevention
- Basic projects in post-trauma intervention with sufferers and offenders
- Culture and gender concerns in restorative justice
Edited by means of Dr. Albert R. Roberts and Dr. David W. Springer, with contributions by way of leaders within the box, this instruction manual may still best the record of must-have guides for all forensic social staff.
By Katherine Ramsland
In 2004, Charles Cullen was once arrested and charged within the deaths of greater than 30 sufferers in his care. Crossing a number of jurisdictions in seven counties in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, he used to be stopped after a fifteen-year spree at ten associations. whereas many of us don't examine healthcare employees as serial killers, their occupation is disproportionately represented one of the serial killer inhabitants, they usually are typically extra prolific than different serial killers, having extra possibilities, larger hide, and simple alibis. Healthcare execs who kill have discovered find out how to make the most the ambience of belief within the healthcare neighborhood and to hasten deaths that can cross overlooked in an already susceptible enviornment. This booklet delves into the area of the healthcare serial killer, taking a look at the particular features of the several teams of murderers, the causes, the equipment, and the outcomes.
Crime experts have lengthy suspected that many healthcare serial killers have long gone undetected. since it is less complicated to hide up their crimes, it's more durable to discover crime has even been devoted. the following, Ramsland identifies a few of the symptoms serial killer might be at the free in a healthcare atmosphere. additional, she deals feedback for reform within the healthcare and felony justice groups that might aid determine strength killers earlier than they've got an opportunity to strike, or strike back. utilizing quite a few real-life situations in each bankruptcy, she offers a fuller photograph of this most dangerous kind of serial killer and is helping readers know how they paintings, and the way they are often stopped.
By Carina Agel
By J.D. Robert J. Joling
by writer: Robert J. Joling, J.D.
Shame! disgrace! is the real tale concerning the lifetime of Spade Cooley, considered one of Hollywood's well-known bandleaders who was once loved by means of hordes of state tune fanatics in the course of WWII and on into the early Nineteen Sixties. This booklet tells of Spade Cooley’s arrival in Hollywood and the way he devoted the main brutal homicide to ever take place in Hollywood.
The ebook highlights the lifetime of a guy pushed by means of medicinal drugs and liquor to unashamedly beat his first spouse and brutally kill his moment spouse. the beautiful descriptions of those terrible abusive occasions have been captured by way of tape recorded periods with Spade Cooley’s company supervisor, “Bobbie” Bennett, who was once Spade’s Hollywood agent from the overdue Thirties until eventually his demise within the early 1960s.
Many unedited tape-recorded classes are came upon in the covers of this e-book. the writer transcribed those accurately as recorded by means of investigative reporter, Jonn Christian.
By Reid J. Meloy
By David J. Thomas Ph.D.
Go backstage of police paintings with this exact publication that opens the door to the mental part of policing.
• Case reports that illustrate the influence of psychology on concerns akin to race, belief, and decision-making
• Case stories of officials who've skilled tense occasions, displaying how the incidents impacted their own lives
• Samples of a victimology record, against the law scene habit list, and an criminal attribute checklist
By John Douglas,Ann W. Burgess,Allen G. Burgess,Robert K. Ressler
Praise for Crime type Manual
"The first actual e-book by way of and for legal justice pros within the significant case fields. . . . the talents, innovations, and proactive techniques provided are creatively concrete and beneficial of replication around the state. . . . Heartily advised for these operating within the 'front line' of significant case investigation."
—John B. Rabun Jr., ACSW, govt vice chairman and leader working Officer, nationwide heart for lacking and Exploited Children
"[CCM] is an exceptional source for college students pursuing forensic technological know-how levels. It presents severe details on significant crimes, which increase the user's skill to evaluate and evaluate."
—Paul Thomas Clements, PhD, APRN-BC, CGS, DF-IAFN Drexel collage Forensic Healthcare Program
The landmark publication standardizing the language, terminology, and classifications used in the course of the felony justice system
Arranged in accordance with the first purpose of the felony, the Crime class handbook, 3rd Edition positive factors the language, phrases, and classifications the felony justice process and allied fields use as they paintings to guard society from felony behavior.
Coauthored by way of a pioneer of contemporary profiling and that includes new insurance of wrongful convictions and fake confessions, the Third Edition:
- Tackles new components laid low with globalization and new applied sciences, together with human trafficking and across the world coordinated cybercrimes
- Expands dialogue of border keep watch over, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and place of birth Security
- Addresses the consequences of ever-evolving know-how at the fee and detection of crime
The definitive textual content during this box, Crime type handbook, 3rd Edition is written for legislation enforcement team of workers, psychological health and wellbeing execs, forensic scientists, and people pros whose paintings calls for an knowing of legal habit and detection.
By Philip Priestley,Maurice Vanstone
The punitive criminal presently dominates the perform of Anglo-American legal justice, stigmatising its sufferers as perpetual 'offenders' and failing to alter a majority of them for the higher. Books of educational 'readings' occasionally profess neutrality over the controversies they invigilate. Offenders or Citizens? sits on no such fences, its pages replicate the fiercely partisan nature of the competition among rehabilitation and punishment. Probation, social paintings, early life justice, legislations, corrections, criminology, journalism, philosophy, politics, pop culture, psychology, anthropology, and sociology – the voices of individuals, pros, and writers from many geographical regions are all represented during this vigorous choice. Its objective - to stimulate and provide a debate concerning the right position of rehabilitation inside of a plural, morally defensible, and potent reaction to crime.
This publication may be crucial analyzing for either scholars and practitioners inside legal justice, who've an curiosity within the rehabilitation of convicted participants, and delivering a necessary broader context to the 'what works' debate.