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Grief, Loss, and Treatment for Death Row Families : Forgotten No More (Paperback) (Sandra Joy)
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Grief, Loss, and Treatment for Death Row Families describes the grief that families experience from the time of their loved one’s arrest through his or her execution. In each chapter, Sandra Joy guides the reader through the grief process experienced by the families, offering clinical interventions that can be used by mental health professionals who are given the opportunity to work with these families at various stages of their grief. The author conducted over seventy qualitative interviews with family members from Delaware who either currently have a loved one on death row or have survived the execution of their loved one. Delaware was chosen because though it has a relatively small death row, it is ranked third in the nation with its rate of per capita executions. This book provides an in-depth awareness of the grieving process of death row families, as well as ways that professionals can intervene to assist them in healing. With increased awareness and effective clinical treatment, we can ensure that the families of death row inmates are forgotten no more.
Number of Pages: 285
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Social Work, Psychotherapy / Couples + Family, Criminology
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Sandra Joy
Street Date: August 25, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-2044
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