Best Practices for the Mentally Ill in the Criminal Justice System

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Best Practices for the Mentally Ill in the Criminal Justice System - Walker, Lenore E a, Edd, and Pann, James M, and Shapiro, David L
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This timely brief resource introduces a new evidence-based model for treatment of mentally ill individuals in jails, with emphasis on community-based options. Forensic mental health experts review police alternatives to arresting mentally ill persons in confrontations, the efficacy of problem-solving courts, and continuity of care between jail and community. The book's best-practices approach extends to frequently related issues such as addiction, domestic violence, juvenile considerations, and trauma and describes ...

Best Practices for the Mentally Ill in the Criminal Justice System 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319216553

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