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"...a vitally important addition to this emerging and essential body of knowledge This engaging volume offers readers keen insights into forensic practice." --from the foreword by Frederic G. Reamer, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College From expert testimony advice to treating HIV-positive incarcerated women, this handbook contains the most current research and tested field practices for child welfare through adulthood in the civil and criminal system. Encompassing a wide range of treatments, roles, specialized practices, research, and diagnoses, the Handbook of Forensic Mental Health With Victims and Offenders will guide practicing professionals through the forensic social work issues they encounter on a daily basis, such as: " Prevention of prisoners' sudden deaths " The overrepresentation of African-Americans incarcerated for juvenile delinquency " Drug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse histories " Culture and gender considerations in restorative justice
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