Mental Health Services In Criminal Justice System Settings

Mental Health Services In Criminal Justice System Settings

by Rodney Van Whitlock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313301867

ISBN-13: 9780313301865

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

In addition to advising judicial decision-makers by assessing such issues as pre-trial competency, insanity, and dangerousness, mental health professionals working in criminal justice system settings manage and treat mentally ill and substance abusing offenders on a daily basis. This work may involve either institutional treatments or community-based programs. The

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Overview

In addition to advising judicial decision-makers by assessing such issues as pre-trial competency, insanity, and dangerousness, mental health professionals working in criminal justice system settings manage and treat mentally ill and substance abusing offenders on a daily basis. This work may involve either institutional treatments or community-based programs. The purpose of this bibliography is to collect the professional literature from numerous disciplines, including psychology, psychiatry, nursing, education, and social work, that addresses the theoretical, empirical, and practice-related issues encountered by mental health researchers and practitioners in developing and providing services to mentally ill and substance abusing offenders in criminal justice system settings. There are over 1250 annotated citations and author and subject indexes to facilitate access to the resources listed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313301865
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
Research and Bibliographical Guides in Criminal Justice Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Stanley L. Brodsky

Preface

Mental Disorders

Antisocial and Other Personality Disorders

Assessment and Classification of Offenders

Institutional-Based Programs and Services

Community-Based Programs and Services

Local Justice System Issues

Individual Psychotherapy

Group, Marital, and Family Therapy

Jail and Prison Suicide

Violence and Aggression

Sex Offenders

Adolescent Offenders

Female Mentally Ill Offenders

Professional and Ethical Issues

Education and Training

Author Index

Subject Index

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