The rehabilitation of offenders : reducing risk and promoting better lives

Fortune, Clare-Ann, Ward, Tony and Willis, Gwenda M. 2012, The rehabilitation of offenders : reducing risk and promoting better lives, Psychiatry, psychology and law, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 646-661.

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Title The rehabilitation of offenders : reducing risk and promoting better lives
Author(s) Fortune, Clare-Ann
Ward, Tony
Willis, Gwenda M.
Journal name Psychiatry, psychology and law
Volume number 19
Issue number 5
Start page 646
End page 661
Total pages 16
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Abingdon, England
Publication date 2012-11
ISSN 1321-8719
Keyword(s) good lives model
risk management
offender rehabilitation
Summary This article examines the nature of offender rehabilitation and briefly reviews the effectiveness of correctional interventions in reducing recidivism. It then outlines the two most prominent contemporary theories of offender rehabilitation: the Risk-Need-Responsivity Model and the Good Lives Model (GLM). Our aim is to introduce these two broad rehabilitation frameworks and analyse their practice implications. We conclude that the GLM can offer an alternative view of offender rehabilitation that seeks to help offenders live more fulfilling lives while also reducing risk.
Language eng
Field of Research 179999 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30049405

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Psychology
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