Criminal Justice Social Work

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9780702189111

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Product Description

Criminal Justice Social Work: A South African Practice Framework is a text for those working with criminal offenders and victims of crime. It offers readers grounding in theory, research, practice and clinical expertise for practising effectively in the field of criminal justice. Readers are exposed to a wide range of methods, techniques and interventions situated in a uniquely South African practice framework for addressing criminal justice issues and challenges.

Key Benefits
  • Focuses on current issues and real-life problems faced by practitioners in dealing with both offenders and victims
  • Provides a definition of the emerging specialisation of criminal justice social work
  • Examines particular criminal justice populations such as juvenile offenders, violent criminal offenders, women offenders, substance-addicted offenders, economic offenders and sex offenders
  • Offers numerous theoretical perspectives throughout with an emphasis on best practice models
  • Provides case studies and practical applications that illustrate key points
  • Lists up-to-date research findings that give both students and practitioners an overview of the current state of the field both in South Africa and internationally
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