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Essen Climate Evaluation Schema - EssenCES: A Manual and More: 2016

Essen Climate Evaluation Schema - EssenCES: A Manual and More: 2016 (Paperback)

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The social climate in settings such as forensic psychiatric hospitalsand prisons is crucial to their success. The Essen Climate EvaluationSchema (EssenCES) described here is a short, well-validated questionnairethat measures three essential facets of an institution's socialatmosphere. An overview of the EssenCES is followed by detailedadvice on how to administer and score it and how to interpret findings,as well as reference norms from various countries and types of institutions.The EssenCES "manual and more" is thus a highly useful toolfor researchers, clinicians, and service managers working in forensicsettings.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyOffendersRehabilitation of offendersPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesCare of the mentally ill Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing Publication Date: 09/02/2016 ISBN-13: 9780889374812  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Norbert Schalast, PhD, is a psychologist andlicensed psychotherapist working as a projectmanager at the Institute of Forensic Psychiatry,University of Duisburg / Essen in Germany. A decade of therapeutic work at the department offorensic psychiatry of the Viersen State MentalHospital (LVR-Klinik Viersen) kindled his interestin the issue of institutional social climate.Matthew Tonkin, PhD, is a lecturer in forensicpsychology at Birmingham City University, UK. Hehas a wide range of research interests, includingvarious areas of investigative psychology and theassessment of social climate in secure settings.During his career he has been involved indeveloping and validating questionnaire measuresof social climate and in the monitoring of climatein secure settings.

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