Cognitive Self Change: How Offenders Experience The World And What We Can Do About It
Cognitive Self Change: How Offenders Experience The World And What We Can Do About It
Wiley-Blackwell

Cognitive Self Change: How Offenders Experience The World And What We Can Do About It

  • Publish Date: 2016-05-23
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jack Bush;Daryl M. Harris;Richard J. Parker

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This book draws on the latest literature to highlight a fundamental challenge in offender rehabilitation; it questions the ability of contemporary approaches to address this challenge, and proposes an alternative strategy of criminal justice that integrates control, opportunity, and autonomy.

Provides an up to date review of the links between cognition and criminal behavior, as well as treatment and rehabilitation

Engages directly with the antisocial underpinnings of criminal behavior, a major impediment to treatment and rehabilitation

Outlines a clear strategy for communicating with offenders which is firmly rooted in the What Works literature, is evidence-based, and provides a way of engaging even the most antisocial of offenders by presenting them with meaningful opportunities to change

Offers hands-on instructions based upon the real-life tactics and presentation of the high-risk offender


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