Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Editor(s): Adrian Needs, Graham Towl

Print ISBN: 9781405105415

Online ISBN: 9780470693971

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693971

Author Biography

About the Author

Adrian Needs runs the MSc in Forensic Psychology at the University of Portsmouth. He worked in the Prison Service for many years and as an office holder in the BPS has played a leading role in the development of training in forensic psychology. Published work includes articles on social skills interventions, sexual and violent offending and prison officer training.
Graham Towl is Head of Psychology for the Prison Service and the National Probation Service. His recent publications include Psychology in Prisons (Blackwell Publishing, 2003) and numerous journal articles on suicide and self-injury, risk assessment with offenders, ethics and public sector management.