A psychodynamic approach to working with offenders. An alternative to moral orthopaedics

Blumenthal, Stephen (2010) A psychodynamic approach to working with offenders. An alternative to moral orthopaedics. In: Forensic mental health. Concepts, systems and practice. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 151-162. ISBN 9780198566854

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Chapter 12 addresses the meaning of the criminal act and its developmental roots and then considers the particular nature of the therapeutic relationship and the impact on staff of working with offender patients, and briefly discusses institutional and organizational issues arising from treating and managing these individuals; wherever possible, heavily disguised and anonymized case material is provided to illustrate the concepts discussed.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Criminology > Forensic Psychotherapy
Department/People: Adult and Forensic Services
Depositing User: Ms Linda Dolben
Date Deposited: 14 May 2010 18:02
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2016 18:58
URI: http://repository.tavistockandportman.ac.uk/id/eprint/356

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