Humane Health Care for Prisoners Ethical and Legal Challenges

Author: Kenneth L. Faiver
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144085551X
Format: PDF
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A useful research resource and handy reference, this book discusses the many important ethical and legal issues that arise in the delivery of health care to prisoners at correctional facilities. It references national standards of professional practice as well as the advice of recognized experts. • Clearly lays out the ethical issues in role conflicts or difficult policy questions in correctional health care management • Makes the argument that while correctional and medical care professionals have their own goals, policies, and practices in the correctional environment, a willingness to accommodate the key principles and needs of the other party benefits both disciplines • Investigates the central theme of what is right and what is wrong, by using ethical principles, court decisions, and accepted national standards as a guide • Provides an index designed to facilitate the book's use as a quick and ready reference

The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer

Author: Don Josi, PhD
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780750699624
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents a comprehensive, timely, issue oriented perspective on the changing career field of the correctional officer. Looks at the personnel, management and organisational issues impacting on correctional officer career path development, and the need for professionalisation.

Corrections

Author: Jeanne B. Stinchcomb
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136830359
Format: PDF
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The Fourth Edition is available for online and hybrid courses and is also customizable in inexpensive paperback forms with other materials instructors may wish to assign their students. The text and its companion website has been designed for use in online and hybrid courses as well as in conventional "bricks and mortar" classes. The text is also customizable in inexpensive paperback format, instructors may select only those chapters which they wish to assign.

Corrections

Author: Mary K. Stohr
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483373363
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice offers students a 21st-century look into the treatment and rehabilitative themes that drive modern-day corrections. Written by two academic scholars and former practitioners, Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh, this book provides students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of corrections, as well as coverage of often-overlooked topics like ethics, comparative corrections, offender classification and assessment, treatment modalities, and specialty courts. This text expertly weaves together research, policy, and practice, enabling students to walk away with a foundational understanding of effective punishment and treatment strategies for offenders in U.S. correctional institutions.

Corrections A Text Reader

Author: Mary K. Stohr
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452289921
Format: PDF, Docs
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Corrections: A Text/Reader, Second Edition is designed for undergraduate and/or graduate corrections courses. Organized like a traditional corrections text, it offers brief authored introductions in a mini-chapter format for each key Section, followed by carefully selected and edited original articles by leading scholars. This hybrid format – ensuring coverage of important material while emphasizing the significance of contemporary research - offers an excellent alternative which recognizes the impact and importance of new directions and policy in this field, and how these advances are determined by research.