Advancing the Use of CBT with Justice-Involved Women

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Contribution to Book

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Publication Title

Forensic CBT: A Handbook for Clinical Practice, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT


Antisocial personalities, treatment, Forensic practice


The book features contributions from leaders of the major schools of CBT on the treatment of antisocial personality patterns as well as anger, interpersonal violence, substance abuse, and sexual aggression; Addresses modified CBT approaches for female, juvenile, and culturally diverse forensic populations; Covers emerging areas of forensic practices, including the integration of motivational interviewing and strength-based approaches; and Includes an assortment of worksheets, handouts, and exercises for practitioners to use with their clients.

The authors highlight the differential needs of justice-involved women and discuss how to conduct gener-responsive treatment.