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New connections : The engagement in group therapy of incarcerated men who have sexually offended against children
(University of Canterbury. Social Work, 2000)
In the current balance of the literature, interventions based on the principles of relapse prevention are considered to be relatively effective in reducing recidivism among child sexual offenders. Programmes of intervention ...
Separation or mixing: issues for young women prisoners in Aotearoa New Zealand prisons.
(University of Canterbury. Social Work and Human Services, 2009)
Young women who serve time in adult prisons in New Zealand mix with adult prisoners, unless it is not considered safe to do so. If they do not mix, they serve their sentence in relative isolation, unable to participate in ...
Making Decisions: Social work processes and the construction of risk(s) in child protection work
(University of Canterbury. School of Social Work and Human Services, 2005)
Through practices of assessment and consultation, information gathering and analysis, social workers, in the field of child protection, build understandings about children and families. Social workers actively construct ...
Women's criminal re-offending: Contributing and protective factors
(University of Canterbury. Social Work, 2004)
This exploratory study concerns the possible relationship between an array of endogenous and exogenous factors that may be associated with women's criminal recidivism in Aotearoa/New Zealand. A mixed methodological ...
Procurement and performance in the public sector: A study in the context of the New Zealand community probation service
(University of Canterbury. Social Work, 2002)
The theoretical discourses emanating from private sector management and the new institutional economics were influential in shaping the worldwide reforms of the public sector. In New Zealand's public management reforms, ...
Developmental trajectories: Sexual aggression and childhood sexuality
(University of Canterbury. Social Work, 2001)
This thesis is centrally concerned with the development of knowledge-building research and practice-building research within the context of child protection social work with sexually aggressive children and their families. ...