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Book Reviews Forensic Occupational Therapy Reviewed by Sarah Talbot-Brown, West Midlands Area Psychology Unit This easy to follow, descriptive paperback was written by a series of forensic occupational therapists with the intention of sharing experiences among their own profession and to enlighten other related professionals about their working experiences and the challenges they face in the forensic environment. The contributors span the breadth of the United Kingdom, a variety of forensic settings and the perspectives of both practitioners and lecturers, adding to the authenticity of the authors’ aims. The authors set the tone of the book with a welcoming foreword that focuses on the growing need for forensic occupational work and begins to introduce the main theme of the book, the ‘culture of Edited by Lorna Couldrick & forensic occupational therapy’. From this point on the book is likely Deborah Alred to appeal to fellow practitioners and related forensic professionals, as London: Whurr Publishers many of the challenges can be extrapolated in the forensic field of (2003) work. Equally, students with an interest in the forensic field may gain ISBN 1 86156 367 1 from the discussions of how the contributors have met with adversity Paperback and developed methods of coping http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The British Journal of Forensic Practice Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1463-6646
DOI
10.1108/14636646200400026
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Abstract

Forensic Occupational Therapy Reviewed by Sarah Talbot-Brown, West Midlands Area Psychology Unit This easy to follow, descriptive paperback was written by a series of forensic occupational therapists with the intention of sharing experiences among their own profession and to enlighten other related professionals about their working experiences and the challenges they face in the forensic environment. The contributors span the breadth of the United Kingdom, a variety of forensic settings and the perspectives of both practitioners and lecturers, adding to the authenticity of the authors’ aims. The authors set the tone of the book with a welcoming foreword that focuses on the growing need for forensic occupational work and begins to introduce the main theme of the book, the ‘culture of Edited by Lorna Couldrick & forensic occupational therapy’. From this point on the book is likely Deborah Alred to appeal to fellow practitioners and related forensic professionals, as London: Whurr Publishers many of the challenges can be extrapolated in the forensic field of (2003) work. Equally, students with an interest in the forensic field may gain ISBN 1 86156 367 1 from the discussions of how the contributors have met with adversity Paperback and developed methods of coping

Journal

The British Journal of Forensic PracticeEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2004

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