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Correction Counselor

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Published by National Learning Corp .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Penology,
  • Study Guides

Book details:

Edition Notes

Career Examination Passbooks

The Physical Object
FormatPlastic comb
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8210010M
ISBN 100837325935
ISBN 109780837325934

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It is aimed at advanced undergraduate and early graduate-level students for courses in Correctional Treatment or Rehabilitation, or Community Corrections more broadly. The sections in the book provide: Aims and Scope of Correctional Counseling and Treatment-Tools that Corrections Workers Use (including counseling and case management)/5(3). Written by practitioners in the field, Correctional Counseling offers a strong practitioner orientation, enabling students to become proficient in providing basic correctional counseling services to the offender population/5(7). Sage Publications has a book in the second edition entitled Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders () by Ruth E. Masters. This book is well-written and includes a useful glossary, but unfortunately is way out-of-date. The majority of the references are from the s and s/5(13). Aside from a somewhat overly detailed two-chapter digression on the clinical and psychometric assessment of malingering, this book is crisply written and is suffused with a sense of enthusiasm and optimism that has the reader questioning the standard view of prison psychology as either the wasteful coddling of unrepentent career criminals, or as some baleful professional purgatory that a Reviews: 5.

Correctional counseling thus influences the functioning of society and the smooth operation of the criminal justice system. Through the process of assess-ment, guidance, and ef fective intervention and treatment of offenders, correctional counselors help clients to function well in prison or community settings and to bal-. Moral Reconation Therapy – MRT® distributed exclusively by Correctional Counseling, Inc. - The Sole Distributor of Moral Reconation Therapy-MRT® Training and Materials Welcome to CCIMRT and Moral Reconation Therapy-MRT® - Your source for the CCI bookstore, training events and other research. The Goal of Correctional Counseling 3 The goal of correctional counseling is usually based on two positions. The Two Positions The first position argues that correctional counseling aims to reduce recidivism. There seems to be considerable agreement among the general public and a sub-. The primary role of a correctional counselor is helping individuals readjust and create positive living practices through therapy and customized treatment plans. Working in prisons or at government parole agencies, these counselors conduct psychological exams and .

Correctional Counseling: A Cognitive Growth Perspective, Second Edition employs the cognitive growth model to examine the major contemporary issues in correctional counseling and thoroughly explains how to use the model to fully understand and effectively perform correctional counseling. money assigned to correctional agencies is spent on surveillance and control functions. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (), among the million inmates in jails and prisons nationwide in , only % had received. Counselors employed by state prisons and county jails assess inmates to determine risk of re-offending, anger and impulse control, substance abuse, mental health, education and adjustments to prison life, according to Key Sun, a former correctional counselor and author of "Correctional Counseling: A Cognitive Growth Perspective.".   Correctional Counseling and Treatment book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This easy-to-read collection provides valuable cover /5(1).