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Facilitating Desistance from Aggression and Crime - Theory, Research, and Strength-Based Practices CM Langton

Facilitating Desistance from Aggression and Crime  - Theory, Research, and Strength-Based Practices By CM Langton

Facilitating Desistance from Aggression and Crime - Theory, Research, and Strength-Based Practices by CM Langton


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Facilitating Desistance from Aggression and Crime - Theory, Research, and Strength-Based Practices by CM Langton

In Facilitating Desistance from Aggression and Crime: Theory, Research, & Strength-Based Practices, Drs. Calvin Langton and James Worling have gathered together internationally renowned authorities in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, criminology, social work, and law, to critically examine desistance as a construct, process, and outcome as well as the place of strengths work in correctional and forensic mental health settings. Integrating theory, emprical evidence, and applied practices, this timely volume is an essential scholarly resource with a clear practical emphasis for policy makers, researchers, practitioners, and graduate students.

About CM Langton

Calvin M. Langton, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He is also a clinical and forensic psychologist registered in Ontario, Canada, and a chartered psychologist in the United Kingdom.

James R. Worling, Ph.D., is a clinical and forensic psychologist in full-time private practice in Toronto, Canada. He has over 34 years experience working with adolescents who have offended sexually.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Foundations

1: Desistance theory and forensic practice
Andrew Day and Mark Halsey

2: Contributions to desistance research from developmental psychopathology
Keith Burt, Virginia Peisch and Elyse Rosenberg

3: Contributions to desistance research and practice from positive psychology
Yilma Woldgabreal and Andrew Day

4: Risk and strength variables in recidivism-desistance prediction research with applied assessment practices
Calvin M Langton, Gabriela D. B. Sheinin and James R Worling

5: Strengths in the Risk-Needs-Responsivity Model of Offender Assessment and Rehabilitation
J. Stephen Wormith and Kayla E. Truswell

Section2: Assessment

6: Desistance from conduct problems during childhood: Potential Explanatory factors and assessment
Anna-Karin Andershed and Henrik Andershed

7: Assessment of protective factors in youth justice settings
Chi Meng Chu, Xuexin Xu and DongDong Li

8: Factors related to desistance from sexual recidivism
James R Worling and Calvin M Langton

9: Women's Desistance from crime: The role of individual, relational, socio-structural factors over time
Anne-Marie Slotboom, Elanie Rodermond and Jan Hendriks

10: Factors predicting desistance from intimate partner violence perpetuation in adults
Patti A. Timmons Fritz and Jewels Adair

11: Factors predicting desistance from criminal and aggressive behavior in mentally disordered individuals
Michiel de Vries Robbe

12: Factors predicting desistance from criminal behavior and aggression in adult offenders: A critical review
Kirk Heibrun, David DeMatteo, Rebecca Schiedel, Victoria Pietruszka, Jaymes Fairfax-Columbo, and Shelley Arnold

Section 3: Treatment

13: Evidence-Based delinquency prevention for children exhibiting conduct problems
Dustin A. Pardini and David A Hawes

14: Strengths-Based approaches to address criminal behaviors in adolescents
Alan Carr, Dan Hartnett and Jane Meleady

15: Strength-Based treatments for adults and juveniles who have been sexually abusive: A review
W.L. Marshall and L. E. Marshall

16. Strengths-Based approaches to the treatment of incarcerated women and girls
Gina Fedock and Stephanie s. Covington

17. Strengths-Based batter intervention programs for intimate partner violence
Kristin W. Bolton, Jon C. Hall and Cathleen Jordan

18. Strength-Based approaches with offenders with mental illness
Tonia L. Nicholls, Karen Petersen, Lindsey Kendrick-Koch, Barinder Singh, Hayley Ross, and Christopher Webster

19: The Good Lives Model: Next steps in research and practice
Sophie R. Dickson and Gwenda M. Willis

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NPB9781119166467
9781119166467
1119166462
Facilitating Desistance from Aggression and Crime - Theory, Research, and Strength-Based Practices by CM Langton
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2022-08-04
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