Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and PsychologyOxford University Press - Drs. Ewing and mccann take you "behind the scenes" of each of these cases, Mike Tyson, and Patty Hearst, some involving celebrities like Woody Allen, and explain the impact they had on the fields of psychology and the law. In recent years, the public has become increasingly fascinated with the criminal mind.
In addition to expert testimony, capital punishment, criminal profiling, some of the issues discussed in this entertaining and educational book include the insanity defense, juvenile delinquency, brainwashing, child custody, and false confessions. In minds on trial, the authors skillfully convey the psychological and legal drama of each case, while providing important and fresh professional insights.
Mental health and legal professionals, as well as others with an interest in psychology and the law will have a hard time putting this scholarly, yet readable book down. Oxford university Press USA. Psychology has always played a vital role in so many aspects of the American legal system, and these fascinating trials offer insight into many intriguing psychological issues.
Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and Psychology - . Television series centered on courtroom trials, criminal investigations, and forensic psychology are more popular than ever. Many of the cases in this book, whether involving a celebrity client or an ordinary person in an extraordinary circumstance, were determined in part by the expert testimony of a psychologist or other mental health professional.
More and more people are interested in the American system of justice and the individuals who experience it firsthand.
Newjack: Guarding Sing SingVintage - Through his insights into the harsh culture of prison, and the unexpected ways the job encroaches on his own family life, the grueling and demeaning working conditions of the officers, we begin to see how our burgeoning prison system brutalizes everyone connected with it. The result is an unprecedented work of eyewitness journalism: the account of Conover's year-long passage into storied Sing Sing prison as a rookie guard, or "newjack.
As he struggles to become a good officer, in the face of overwhelming odds, and attempts, dodges blows, Conover angers inmates, to balance decency with toughness. Acclaimed journalist ted conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system at Sing Sing.
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing - When ted conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer himself. An intimate portrait of a world few readers have ever experienced, Newjack is a haunting journey into a dark undercurrent of American life.
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Culture and Psychology, 5th EditionWadsworth Publishing - Oxford university Press USA. This field-leading book puts psychological theories and concepts into a cross-cultural framework that invites readers to discover, question, personality, sexuality, self-esteem, aggression, and ultimately, understand the relationship between culture and psychology through exploration of topics like changing gender roles, and mate selection.
Used book in Good Condition. It all adds up to a book that will leave readers with a deeper, its relationship to psychological processes, more complex understanding of the nature of culture, and the differences and similarities between cultures in the increasingly globalized world.
Social Psychology: Fourth EditionPsychology Press - New co-author heather Claypool of Miami University of Ohio. New to the 4th edition: each chapter now features 1-2 "culture" boxes, focusing on cross-cultural research on social psychological phenomena. Each chapter now features 1-2 "hot topic" boxes, where we highlight cutting edge and emerging findings.
With its comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary research―illustrated with real-world examples from many disciplines, including medicine, law, and education―Social Psychology 4th Edition connects theory and application, providing undergraduate students with a deeper and more holistic understanding of the factors that influence social behaviors.
Social Psychology: Fourth Edition - Oxford university Press USA. A more comprehensive and user-friendly set of online supplementary resources will accompany the new edition. Using an engaging narrative, this textbook demonstrates how social processes are inherently interconnected by uniquely applying underlying and unifying principles throughout the text.
Psychology Press. Many references updated throughout, with over 700 new references. Used book in Good Condition.
Getting Started in Forensic Psychology Practice: How to Create a Forensic Specialty in Your Mental Health PracticeWiley - User-friendly and full of helpful tips, this handy guide provides you with tools and techniques for starting a thriving forensic psychology practice, or incorporating a forensic specialty into your current practice. Used book in Good Condition. Oxford university Press USA. Psychology Press. Covering everything from advice on how to dress for court to major concerns such as the problems of insanity defenses, Getting Started in Forensic Psychology Practice puts the best solutions and information at your fingertips.
All the tips and tools you need to start, grow, and sustain a successful forensic psychology practice Getting Started in Forensic Psychology Practice is the first book of its kind aimed at those mental health professionals and recent graduates interested in entering the growing and lucrative field of forensic psychology.
Getting Started in Forensic Psychology Practice: How to Create a Forensic Specialty in Your Mental Health Practice - This comprehensive resource includes information on: * the difference between clinical and forensic practice * advantages and disadvantages of forensic practice * Preparing for forensic psychological practice * Planning a forensic psychology business * How to market your practice * What lawyers look for in forensic psychologists as expert witnesses> * Ethics, professional competence, Getting Started in Forensic Psychology Practice also features several helpful appendices that include sample evaluations and reports, and risk management issues * Performing evaluations * Testifying in court and depositions In addition, as well as detailed discussions of child custody evaluation and assessment.
. Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned practitioner, this invaluable resource will help you minimize the uncertainty of establishing your forensic practice while maximizing the rewards.
Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and LawyersThe Guilford Press - Updates on insanity, the americans with Disabilities Act, Social Security, sentencing, civil commitment, juvenile and family law, and the admissibility of expert testimony. Material on immigration law including a sample report and international law. Used book in Good Condition. Increased attention to medical and neuroscientific research.
. Presented are clinical and legal concepts and evidence-based assessment procedures pertaining to criminal and civil competencies, antidiscrimination laws, juvenile justice, sentencing, child custody, personal injury claims, civil commitment, the insanity defense and related doctrines, and other justice-related areas.
Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers - New and revised sample reports. New protocols relevant to competence, child custody, risk assessment, and mental injury evaluations. Psychology Press. Oxford university Press USA. The volume demystifies the forensic psychological assessment process and provides guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in legal proceedings.
Tens of thousands of readers have relied on this leading text and practitioner reference--now revised and updated--to understand the issues the legal system most commonly asks mental health professionals to address. New to this edition *Extensively revised to reflect important legal, empirical, and clinical developments.
Case examples, and a glossary facilitate learning; 19 sample reports illustrate how to conduct and write up thorough, exercises, legally admissible evaluations.
Counseling Criminal Justice OffendersSAGE Publications, Inc - Jails. Counseling criminal justice offenders, Second Edition takes a practical view of offenders, their problems, and the difficulties counselors face working with them in criminal justice settings. The book explores practical knowledge of legal principles, appropriate and effective counselor attitudes, and the past and present protocols of American corrections.
Masters examines criminal justice counseling on an individual and group basis and in a variety of settings such as prisons, group homes, diversion programs, halfway houses, prerelease facilities, probation and parole agencies, and U. S. Author Ruth E. The book also explores the many faces of offenders - young, male, old, female, and across many cultures.
. Oxford university Press USA. Used book in Good Condition. The second edition of counseling criminal justice offenders recognizes that individuals who counsel offenders in the criminal justice system often have not had the extensive training of a licensed psychologist and this text is designed to provide readers with an understanding of the counseling process.
Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders - Primarily designed for criminal justice students taking correctional counseling courses, Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders, Psychology, Second Edition is also a vital resource for any Criminal Justice, Social Work, or Counseling practitioner interfacing with offenders. Psychology Press. Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for TherapistsNew Harbinger Publications - Oxford university Press USA. Used book in Good Condition. The handbook of clinical psychopharmacology for Therapists is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders. New harbinger. Organized by disorder and, by medication, within each disorder, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics.
This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. Psychology Press. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists - This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, children, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed.
This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist’s library.
Handbook of Psychological AssessmentWiley - Oxford university Press USA. Psychology Press. Written in a practical, interpreting assessment data, the Sixth Edition provides guidance on the most efficient methods for selecting and administering tests, how to integrate test scores and develop treatment plans as well as instruction on ways to write effective, skills-based manner, client-oriented psychological reports.
This text provides through coverage of the most commonly used assessment instruments including the Wechsler Intelligence Scales, NEO Personality, Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Personality Assessment Inventory, and brief assessment instruments for treatment planning, Rorschach, Wechsler Memory Scales, monitoring, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, Thematic Apperception Test, and outcome assessment.
Handbook of Psychological Assessment - Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders. Organized according to the sequence mental health professionals follow when conducting an assessment, Groth-Marnat’s Handbook of Psychological Assessment, evaluation, treatment planning, Sixth Edition covers principles of assessment, referral, and report writing.
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Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System Monographic Separates from the Journal of Offender RehabilitationRoutledge - Top experts and academics discuss mental health treatment, it effectiveness, its availability, and just how cost effective it truly is to treat those in prisons and jails. Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders. Oxford university Press USA. This valuable text provides a broad interdisciplinary view of the topic and presents important qualitative and quantitative research of specific topics, such as the effectiveness of prisoner representatives, the causal link between incarceration and mental illness, and the expanding rates of correctional offenders with mental illness.
Discover how to best provide effective mental health treatments for criminal offenders Prisons and jails are increasingly being filled with inmates who suffer from mental illness and need treatment. New harbinger. Used book in Good Condition. Other topics in mental health issues in the criminal justice system include: the prevalence of mental illness in jails and prisons―and the duty society has to provide appropriate mental health treatment three components critical to the success of jail diversion programs ethics of doing research on prisoners an extended care community corrections model the experience of mitigation experts in first degree murder cases in the penalty phase of the trial the criminalization of the mentally ill because of fragmentation of mental health services correctional offenders with mental illness OMIs―and their differences from the general offender population the role of the helping alliance in juvenile probation settings and much more!Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System is a timely, educators, insightful text for anyone in the criminal justice or mental health fields, graduate students, and upper-level undergraduate students.
Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System Monographic Separates from the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation - Mental health issues in the criminal Justice System discusses a wide range of pertinent topics focusing on the viability and functioning of mental health treatment models in prisons and jails. Recommendations on desired correctional mental health programs are presented, along with strategies to better provide therapeutic services.