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Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Kathryn Farrow


A great deal has been written about developing effective practice against a backdrop of rapid change in criminal justice services. Much of this is research-oriented and not always accessible to practitioners in their day-to-day work. This book changes that. Drawing on research and integrating this with practitioner experience, the book creates fresh, research-based ‘practice wisdom’ for engaging effectively with offenders. It explores issues of risk, responsivity and diversity in the context of work with specific offender- and offending-behaviour groups as a means to highlight those skills and ... More

Keywords: offenders, offending behaviour, criminal justice, risk, responsivity, diversity, face-to-face work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861347879
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.001.0001


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Kathryn Farrow, author

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