the criminology and criminal justice network
A recent article in Behavior Modification brought forth the issue of coping style and how it can be utlized to aid recovery/rehabilitation for both victims and offenders. While the study itself tested the positive/negative affects of coping style via pain management it does not take a leap of imagination to see how these findings (which are not new) can be applied to psychotheraputic means.The core principle being that of perception, the study did find that acceptance was the…Continue
Added by Angela Murphy on December 24, 2011 at 21:47 — No Comments
It was like a giant switchboard, the kind you see in 30s and 40s movies, a bevy of operators plugging in a crisscross of wires, taking calls, making connections, a cacophony of chatter.
That image came to me recently as I walked into the lobby of the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA. The only difference was that the conversations filling the hall were about the same thing: girls and young women in the juvenile justice system.
We were there—teachers, social workers, lawyers,…Continue
Added by David Chura on December 13, 2011 at 19:46 — No Comments
How volatile fears of crime can be, determined by problem-owners of law enforcement and politics. Before the Before the credit crisis, 2008, financially one of the big threats was supposed to stem from crime-money and money laundering. This resulted in a global anti-laundering regime. Then we got the crisis, already lasting three years. The supposed amount of crime-money, (gu)estimated at more than 1000 billion pales into insignificance against the multi trillions to rescue the Euro. The…Continue
Added by Petrus C. van Duyne on December 3, 2011 at 21:16 — No Comments