Psychology in Probation Services

Psychology in Probation Services

Editor(s): David Crighton, Graham Towl

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405124690

Online ISBN: 9780470773956

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773956

About this Book

This book serves as a route map for psychologists and probation officers working in probation services.


  • Outlines the strategic framework for psychological services across prisons and probation.
  • Gives an up-to-date picture of some key emerging areas of applied psychological practice in probation settings.
  • Covers the development of applied psychological services, court work, mental health, working with sex offenders, risk assessment, group work, cognitive skills, multi-agency public protection panels, and lifer assessments.
  • The editors are Deputy Head and Head of Psychology for Prisons and Probation Services, and therefore well placed to compile this book.
  • Complements Graham Towl's book Psychology in Prisons (BPS Blackwell, 2003).

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