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    Therapy with Coerced and Reluctant Clients

    by Stanley L. Brodsky (2011). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 233 pages. Distinguished University of Alabama psychologist Stanley Brodsky has written extensively over four decades about the use of psychologists in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement systems, starting with Psychologists in the Criminal Justice System (University of Illinois Press, 1973). In his most recent volume, Brodsky observes that when people think of "coerced clients" they think of...
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    Psychological Therapy in Prisons and other Secure Settings

    by Joel Harvey & Kirsty Smedley, eds., (2010). Portland, OR: Willan Publishing. 272 + xxvii pages. Health and mental health care services are possibly among the less discussed, but potentially most important aspects of criminal justice and correctional interventions, whether through custody- or community-based programming. In this collection of 11 articles, British and Canadian authors explore therapeutic options such as cognitive0behavioral therapy, cognitive-analytic therapy, attachment-based...
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    Animal-Assisted Therapy with Female Inmates with Mental Illness: A Case Example from a Pilot Project

    Rachael A. Jasperson (2010). Journal of Offender Rehabilitation , 49(6), 417-433. Incarcerated women consistently have higher levels of mental health needs than their male counterparts. These needs result from violent victimization, major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, mood disorder, borderline personality disorder, and substance abuse. Cognizant of these matters, in 2004 the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice conducted a survey of the state’s female prisoner population...
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