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CBT with Justice-Involved Clients
Interventions for Antisocial and Self-Destructive Behaviors
by Raymond Chip Tafrate, Damon Mitchell, and David J. Simourd

Grounded in science and clinical experience, this treatment planner provides essential tools for conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with justice-involved clients in a wide range of settings.

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Grounded in science and clinical experience, this treatment planner provides essential tools for conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with justice-involved clients in a wide range of settings. Guidelines are presented for assessment, case formulation, and intervention to alter criminogenic thinking and destructive lifestyle patterns. With a focus on reducing recidivism, the book demonstrates ways to enhance clients' motivation for change and elicit prosocial values and life priorities. Practitioner-friendly features include case examples, recommended assessment instruments, over 35 sample scripts, and 27 reproducible forms and worksheets; the large-size format facilitates photocopying. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

307 Pages Size: 8" x 10½"

  • I. Forensic Basics
  • 1. The Forensic Treatment Landscape
  • 2. An Integrated Forensic Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach
  • II. Engagement
  • 3. Successfully Engaging Justice-Involved Clients
  • 4. Clarifying Values and Life Priorities
  • III. Assessment, Case Formulation, and Focus
  • 5. Assessing Criminal Risk Domains
  • 6. Case Formulation
  • 7. Establishing Collaborative Goals and Focusing Conversations
  • IV. Detailed Treatment Plans for Criminogenic Thinking and Antisocial Orientation
  • 8. Connecting Criminogenic Thinking to Decision Making in Criminal Risk Domains
  • 9. Monitoring and Restructuring Criminogenic Thinking
  • V. Detailed Treatment Plans for Harmful Lifestyle Patterns
  • 10. Developing New Routines: Leisure Activities and Employment/Education
  • 11. Restructuring Relationships: Friends and Family
  • 12. Managing Destructive Habits: Substance Use and Anger Reactions
  • VI. Practice Management
  • 13. Documentation and Report Writing
  • Postscript
  • Appendix A. Standardized Test Recommendations
  • Appendix B. Resources for Practitioners


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