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.Morey, L. C. (1991). Personality Assessment ... Morey, L. C. (2007). Personality Assessment Inventory professional manual (2nd ed.). Lutz, FL: ... Ottawa, Ontario: Correctional Service of Canada, Research and Statistics Branch. Muirhead, J. E. anbsp;...

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


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