The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Violence Risk Management

Theory, Research, and Practice
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Original Publish Date: Dec 13, 2019
Product Number: EB00801584
Released: Jan 06, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119315971
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

A comprehensive guide to the theory, research and practice of violence risk management The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Violence Risk Management: Theory, Research and Practice offers a comprehensive guide to the theory, research and practice of violence risk management. With contributions from a panel of noted international experts, the book explores the most recent advances to the theoretical understanding, assessment and management of violent behavior. Designed to be an accessible resource, the highly readable chapters address common issues associated with violent behavior such as alcohol misuse and the less common issues for example offenders with intellectual disabilities. Written for both those new to the field and professionals with years of experience, the book offers a wide-ranging review of who commit acts of violence, their prevalence in society and the most recent explanations for their behavior. The contributors explore various assessment approaches and highlight specialized risk assessment instruments. The Handbook provides the latest evidence on effective treatment and risk management and includes a number of well-established and effective treatment interventions for violent offenders. This important book: -Contains an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the topic -Includes contributions from an international panel of experts -Offers information on violence risk formulation -Reveals the most recent techniques in violence risk assessment -Explains what works in violence intervention -Reviews specialty clinical assessments Written for clinicians and other professionals in the field of violence prevention and assessment, The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Violence Risk Management is unique in its approach because it offers a comprehensive review of the topic rather than like other books on the market that take a narrower view.

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