Summary: Designed to provide students and criminal justice workers with a practical preparation for interfacing with offenders, Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders is a unique contribution to the field of offender counseling. It provides counselors with the most comprehensive coverage to date on the laws they must be familiar with when working with offenders. Ruth Masters does an outstanding job of providing deep insight into the problems of the criminal justice offender, t ...show morehe laws offender counselors must know, the counseling process, proven modalities in American corrections, and appropriate and effective counselor attitudes. Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders provides the counselor with an excellent opportunity for growth in the skills necessary for successful treatment of criminal offenders.
Written in an easy-to-understand format, each chapter begins with chapter highlights and key terms and concludes with matching exercises and discussion questions. An instructor's manual that includes test items and exercises for skill building is available.