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Social work with sex offenders : making a difference

Cowburn, M and Myers, JS 2016, Social work with sex offenders : making a difference , Social Work: Making a Difference , Policy Press, Bristol: UK.

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Abstract

This topical book explores social work practice with people who have sexually offended. It addresses the emotional impacts of ‘facing the sex offender’, the importance of values and ethics in practice, it reviews popular and academic understandings of sex offenders and sex crimes It engages with current practice issues, including assessment and interventions, working in an inter-professional context and supporting workers. Written in an accessible style, and integrating practice exercises throughout the book helps readers reflect on theory, practice and developing emotional resilience. It will appeal to students, practitioners, policy makers and academics, in and beyond the discipline of social work

Item Type: Book
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Publisher: Policy Press
Series Name: Social Work: Making a Difference
ISBN: 9781447301196
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: JS Myers
Date Deposited: 10 May 2016 07:15
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:41
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/38913

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