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Roberts, Albert R.

Overview
Works: 63 works in 406 publications in 3 languages and 30,197 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Adapter
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Most widely held works by Albert R Roberts
Crisis intervention handbook : assessment, treatment, and research by Kenneth Yeager( )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handbook prepares the counselor or social service worker for rapid assessment and timely crisis prevention during this widely used brief treatment modality
Handbook of domestic violence intervention strategies : policies, programs, and legal remedies by Albert R Roberts( )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume focuses on the numerous advances in legal remedies, program developments, treatment protocols, and multidisciplinary perspectives. It is a guide to the latest research, public policies, federal and state legislation, and trends in police and court responses to domestic violence. It also includes court-based technology developments and new research related to the duration and intensity of woman battering. Highlighting actual cases and promising programs, the handbook addresses important social work issues, including risk assessment protocols, a new five-level continuum of woman battering, intervention methods, and treatment models. The book also examines the myriad legal issues and health problems facing the most neglected and vulnerable battered women. Written by expert practitioners and leading scholars, the book provides rich insights into the complexities and challenges of addressing domestic violence." "This handbook is recommended for students, clinicians, policy makers, and researchers in the fields of social work, victim services, criminal justice, hospital administration, mental health counseling, public health, pastoral counseling, and law enforcement."--Jacket
Juvenile justice sourcebook : past, present, and future by Albert R Roberts( )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second edition of the Juvenile Justice Sourcebook, as in the first edition, is grounded in history and exhaustive research, presents the latest evidence-based policies, programs, and innovative treatment alternatives
Helping battered women : new perspectives and remedies by Albert R Roberts( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the most current, empirically-based and realistic overview of policies and intervention methods, combining a rich array of perspectives by professors and scholars in the fields of social work, criminology, and clinical psychology. The book focuses on a full range of policies and programs which include case management service models, 24-hour hotlines and crisis intervention programs, social worker-police collaboration, mandated arrest of batterers, electronic technology, and group/play therapy for the children of battered women, methods which are all effective in breaking the inter-generational cycle of abuse
Social workers' desk reference by Kevin Corcoran( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People all over the world are confronted by issues such as poverty, a lack of access to quality education, unaffordable and or inadequate housing, and a lack of needed health and mental services on a daily basis. Due to these issues, there is a need for social workers who have access to relevant and timely scholarly materials in order to meet the needs of those facing these issues. The social, psychological, and biological factors resulting from these issues determine the level of a person's mental health at any given point in time and it is necessary for social workers to continue to evolve a
Handbook of forensic mental health with victims and offenders : assessment, treatment, and research( )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the forensic social work issues encountered on a daily basis, such as: prevention of prisoner sudden deaths; expert witness testimony in child welfare and women battering; treating dually diagnosed adolescents; jail mental health services for adults; drug courts and PTSD in inmates with substance abuse histories; and more
Death by domestic violence : preventing the murders and murder-suicides by Katherine S Van Wormer( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Each year, about 33 percent of all women and 3 percent of all men murdered in the United States, are killed by a so-called intimate, a spouse, partner, or lover. Nationwide, murder by an intimate is the number one cause of death for pregnant women. And murder by an intimate is not just an American problem. A European task force recently found domestic violence accounts for 25 percent of all homicides in London, and 35 percent across England and Wales. In this timely book, van Wormer and Roberts describe the problem, and what they have seen and heard on the front lines with both women and men who have escaped domestic violence that was escalating toward deadly levels. The text examines not only the psychology of the batterer but of domestic murder, and domestic murder-suicide. Drawn from the experience and insights of these two widely-known social workers, the text includes a safety plan for those at risk and a chapter providing narratives of women in prison for killing their abusive husband or partner. Drawing on the experience and insights of these two widely-known social workers, Death by Domestic Violence separates domestic violence myths and facts, explains the traumatic bonding that occurs between batterer and victim, and details how one facet of the solution could be school-based interventions and education. The book culminates with recommendations for further reduction of harm and a safety plan for those at risk
Social work in juvenile and criminal justice settings by David W Springer( )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this completely revised and updated classic, Professors Roberts and Springer, along with 51 justice-oriented and forensic experts, have set the standard of care for mental health treatment and the delivery of social services to crime victims, juvenile and adult offenders, and their families. The second edition of Social Work in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings was published almost ten years ago in 1997, and was also translated to Chinese. Now Dr. Roberts, Dr. Springer, and their team of 51 prominent chapter authors have done such a thorough job of updating and finding new authors, that the end result is a comprehensive new book
Foundations of evidence-based social work practice by Kenneth Yeager( )

16 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Concise introduction to evidence-based social work that introduces the issues and methods most frequently encountered while preparing for evidence-based social work practice"--Provided by publisher
Battered women and their families : intervention strategies and treatment programs by Albert R Roberts( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essential treatment tool for all clinical social workers, nurses, physicians, and graduate students intent on working with battered women on a daily basis
Crisis intervention and time-limited cognitive treatment by Albert R Roberts( )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This practical sourcebook offers the latest information on crisis intervention and treatment strategies to a wide range of practitioners helping clients who have survived crises such as being taken hostage or raped
Ending intimate abuse : practical guidance and survival strategies by Albert R Roberts( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first book to examine domestic violence in terms of a continuum of five distinct categories or levels of woman battering. This book, based on 501 in-depth qualitative interviews, places emphasis on how to recognize the warning signs of a dangerous relationship and urges women who have been battered in a dating, cohabiting, or marital relationship to end it quickly. This very practical and comprehensive study, which took more than seven years to complete, includes a step by step safety protocol and survival guidelines. The primary advantage of this new classification system is that professional counsellors, social works, criminal justice professionals, and advocates will be better prepared with diagnostic indicators, risk factors, legal remedies, and ways to assess severity and potential lethality of abusive incidents. Detailed case histories are provided of formerly battered women of varying ages and backgrounds.; "Ending Intimate Abuse" examines critical incidents in childhood and adolescence, the first and worst battering incidents, crises precipitants and traumatic events, and the turning points that led to women breaking off with their abusive boyfriends or husbands permanently. The authors are a husband (professor and researcher) and wife (women's health advocate) team who firmly believe that this book is designed to prepare professionals, parents, and concerned young women to understand the often complicated dynamics that differentiate the women who end the relationship soon after being battered from the women who stay. The book includes a national directory of domestic violence hotlines and intervention programs and a detailed glossary of key terms. It also includes several chapters with empirically based date rape prevention guidelines as well as the latest methods for improving police and court responses on the college campus and in the community
Handbook of violence by Lisa A Rapp-Paglicci( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of Violence is the only book that covers violence in multiple settings from a resilience perspective using a multidisciplinary (bio-psychosocial) approach. It is must reading for anyone involved in preventing and managing violence in the home, at school, in the workplace, or in the community, as well as for those studying the latest trends and issues about this serious societal problem
Visions for change : crime and justice in the twenty-first century by Roslyn Muraskin( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered include community policing, obscenity, pornography, public perceptions of crime and criminality, legal issues in policing, impact of international law on the U.S. Death Penalty, juvenile justice, technology and criminal justice, prison privatization, sentencing and life without parole, women in policing
Helping victims of violent crime : assessment, treatment, and evidence-based practice by Diane L Green( )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past two decades, violent crime has become one of the most serious domestic problems in the United States. Approximately 13 million people (nearly 5% of the U.S. population) are victims of crime every year, and of that, approximately one and a half million are victims of violent crime. Ensuring quality of life for victims of crime is therefore a major challenge facing policy makers and mental health providers. Helping Victims of Violent Crime grounds victim assistance treatments in a victim-centered and strengths perspective. The book explores victim assistance through systems theory
Critical issues in crime and justice( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed for courses on Critical Issues in Criminal Justice, Special Issues in Criminal Justice, and Contemporary Topics in Criminal Justice, Critical Issues in Crime and Justice, Second Edition is also an excellent supplementary text for introductory Criminal Justice and related courses."--Jacket
Juvenile justice : policies, programs, and services by Albert R Roberts( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered include institutional treatment and open settings, alternative sentencing, community strategies, juvenile courts, preadjudicatory detention, juvenile diversion programs, social work, wilderness programs, camps, family treatment and privatization
Sheltering battered women : a national study and service guide by Albert R Roberts( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helping crime victims : research, policy, and practice by Albert R Roberts( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered include overview of victimology, victim services and witness assistance programs, missing and murdered children in America, crisis intervention with battered women and their children, police-based crisis teams, telephone hotline programs and services for family violence survivors
Evidence-based practice manual : research and outcome measures in health and human services( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an interdisciplinary approach summarising the key elements, issues, concepts, and procedures in developing and applying evidence-based practice. Discussions include programme evaluation, quality and operational improvement strategies, research grant applications, utilising statistical procedures, and more
 
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Juvenile justice sourcebook : past, present, and future
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Handbook of domestic violence intervention strategies : policies, programs, and legal remediesJuvenile justice sourcebook : past, present, and futureHelping battered women : new perspectives and remediesSocial workers' desk referenceHandbook of forensic mental health with victims and offenders : assessment, treatment, and researchDeath by domestic violence : preventing the murders and murder-suicidesSocial work in juvenile and criminal justice settingsFoundations of evidence-based social work practice
Alternative Names
Roberts, Albert R.

Roberts, Albert Roy

Roberts, Albert Roy 1944-

Languages
English (274)

Chinese (2)

German (1)