Correctional Mental Health

Correctional Mental Health

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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.2009 comprehensive accreditation manual for hospitals (CAMH): The official handbook. ... 2001). Jonikas, J. A., Cook, J. A., Rosen, C., Laris, A., aamp; Kim, J. ( 2004). A program to reduce the use of physical restraint in psychiatric inpatient facilities.

Title:Correctional Mental Health
Author:Thomas J. Fagan, Robert K. Ax
Publisher:SAGE - 2010-11-03


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