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Julia Houston - Making Sense with Offenders - 9780471966272 - V9780471966272
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Making Sense with Offenders

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Description for Making Sense with Offenders Paperback. This new book helps readers to understand why many offenders appear to fail to learn from experience, and why they may be ambivalent or resistant to change. The essence of Personal Construct Psychology (PCP) is that people behave in ways which make sense to them and are consistent with their view of the world. Series: Wiley Series in Offender Rehabilitation. Num Pages: 292 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: JKVQ1; JMK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 165 x 18. Weight in Grams: 456.
People behave in ways that make sense to them and are consistent with their own understanding and views of the world. Offenders are no different, and personal construct theory and techniques offer the clinician and therapist a powerful framework for understanding an individual s view of the world, which has practical implications for assessment and treatment. Julia Houston has many years experience of using Personal Construct Psychology (PCP) in offender rehabilitation. Her book is aimed at clinical and forensic psychologists, psychiatrists and nurses, and probation officers and social workers, who work with offenders in secure or community settings. For those ... Read more

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
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Wiley Series in Offender Rehabilitation
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New York, United States
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About Julia Houston
Julia Houston is the author of Making Sense with Offenders: Personal Constructs, Therapy and Change, published by Wiley.

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