there are benefits to be obtained from "dipping into and drawing pointers from" particular chapters.
This is an authoritative and highly readable book, both thoughtful and insightful. It is essential reading for all therapists committed to understanding and managing the difficult, and at times impossible, tasks encountered in managing boundaries in all forensic settings...The editors of this book have done a masterful job of weaving together the perspectives of clinicians and experts from a wide range of forensic settings to address this most essential subject.
Forensic mental health practice requires careful and intelligent management of the relational dynamics between professionals and clients in a wide range of health and criminal justice settings. Work in this specialist field stands or falls on the effective management of boundaries. This collection of papers, contributed by practitioners from a wide range of services, offers access to the learning necessary to support safe and effective practice, including risk management. Additionally, this volume has the potential to make a significant contribution to the professional development of a growing workforce at the centre of this complex work'.