Correctional Mental Health

From Theory to Best Practice
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ISBN-13:
9781452236315
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
432
Autor:
Tom J. Fagan
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Correctional Mental Health is a broad-based, balanced guide for students who are learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice. Featuring a wide selection of readings, this edited text offers a thorough grounding in theory, current research, professional practice, and clinical experience. It emphasizes a biopsychosocial approach to caring for the estimated 20% of all U.S. prisoners who have a serious mental disorder. Providing a balance between theoretical and practical perspectives throughout, the text also provides readers with a big-picture framework for assessing current correctional mental health and criminal justice issues, offering clear strategies for addressing these challenges.
Correctional Mental Health is a broad-based, balanced guide for students who are learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice. Featuring a wide selection of readings, this edited text offers a thorough grounding in theory, current research, professional practice, and clinical experience. It emphasizes a biopsychosocial approach to caring for the estimated 20% of all U.S. prisoners who have a serious mental disorder. Providing a balance between theoretical and practical perspectives throughout, the text also provides readers with a big-picture framework for assessing current correctional mental health and criminal justice issues, offering clear strategies for addressing these challenges.
SECTION ONE: CORRECTIONAL PRACTICE: INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATION
1. Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems: The New Continuum of Care System - Thomas Fagan, Dyona Augustin
2. Comparison of Correctional and Community Mental Health Service Delivery Models - Robert Powitzky
3. Managing the Mentally Ill from a Correctional Administrator's Perspective - Peter M. Carlson
SECTION TWO: ENTERING CORRECTIONAL PRACTICE
4. Clinical Assessment in Correctional Settings - Daryl G. Kroner, Jeremy F. Mills, Andrew Gray and Kelly O. N. Talbert
5. Correctional Treatment - Donald A. Sawyer, Catherine Moffitt
6. Issues in Multicultural Correctional Assessment and Treatment - Corinne N. Ortega
7. Clinical Psychopharmacology in Correctional Settings - Gollapudi S. Shankar
8. Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Correctional Practice - Dean Aufderheide and John D. Baxter
SECTION THREE: WORKING WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS
9. Offenders with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness - Rebecca L. Bauer, Robert D. Morgan and Jon T. Mandracchia
10. Mental Health Needs of Female Offenders - Ann Booker Loper and Lacey Levitt
11. Substance Abuse and Co-occurring Disorders among Criminal Offenders - David J. Stephens
12. Assessment and Treatment of Incarcerated Sex Offenders - Shelia M. Brandt and Michael Thompson
13. Juvenile Offenders - Debra DePrato and Stephen W. Phillippi
14. Managing Disruptive Offenders: A Behavioral Perspective - Steven J. Helfand
15. Understanding the Broad Corrections Environment: Responding to the Needs of Diverse Inmates - Alix M. McLearen and Phillip R. Magaletta
SECTION FOUR: THE FUTURE OF CORRECTIONAL MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
16. Correctional Mental Health: A Best Practices Future - Robert K. Ax

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