Term information

Term: forensic social work

Term details for 'forensic social work'

Use for social work based in hospitals which provide psychiatric services or in prisons, or special hospitals such as Rampton. Forensic social work is involved in the assessment, treatment and support of people with mental health problems who commit serious offences.

Broader terms
social work
Related terms
dangerous offenders, medium secure units, mentally disordered offenders, psychiatric social work, secure hospitals

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