Special needs offenders in the community


Special needs offenders in the community

Robert D. Hanser

Pearson Prentice Hall, c2007

  • : pbk

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Includes bibliographical references and index



The first of its kind, Special Needs Offenders in the Community, First Edition, offers a strong community-based orientation and addresses both public safety and treatment issues related to a variety of special offender typologies. Drawing from the fields of criminal justice, psychology, and counseling, the text discusses 12 unique offender types and places a strong emphasis on assessment, diagnosis and outcomes. This new text offers thorough coverage of assessment and classification instruments, shows how to modify existing supervision and treatment practices, and emphasizes the theme of community justice throughout.


  • 1. The Notion of Special Needs Offenders2. Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, Classification, and Recidivism Prediction of Offenders3. Substance Abusers and Substance Abuse Programs4. Offenders with Communicable Diseases5. Mentally Disordered Offenders
  • Commonalities, Assessment and Treatment6. Offenders with Learning Disabilities and Mental Retardation7. Special Needs of Early Childhood Offenders8. The Child & Adolescent Offender as a Special Needs Offender9. Gang Members as Special Needs Offenders10. Juvenile Sex Offenders as Special Needs Offenders11. Adult Sex Offenders12. Domestic Batterers as Special Needs Offenders13. Female Offenders as Special Offenders14. Special Needs of Geriatric Offenders15. Restorative Justice, Mediation, and Sentencing Circles: Their Applicability to Special Needs Offenders Who are on Probation or Parole16. Predictions and Suggestions for the Future Processing of Special Needs Offenders

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