Reducing reoffending: Lessons from psychotherapy and counselling

Burnett, R., Batchelor, S. and McNeill, F. (2006) Reducing reoffending: Lessons from psychotherapy and counselling. Criminal Justice Matters, 61(41), pp. 32-41.

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Focuses on processes and interventions aimed at reducing offending and assisting offenders to reintegrate and desist from crime. A recent strand of inquiry is concerned with research on very early preventative interventions and research on risk factors. Summarises some findings on the effectiveness of psychotherapy and counselling in reducing problematic behaviour and supporting the change process.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:youth crime, reoffending, criminal law, psychotherapy, counselling
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Batchelor, Dr Susan and McNeill, Professor Fergus
Authors: Burnett, R., Batchelor, S., and McNeill, F.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Journal Name:Criminal Justice Matters

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