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Serving mentally ill offenders [electronic resource] : challenges and opportunities for mental health professionals / Gerald Landsberg ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Landsberg, Gerald.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer series on family violence: Publisher: New York : Springer, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 354 p.).ISBN: 9780826197238 (electronic bk.); 082619723X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mentally ill offenders -- Care -- United States | Mentally ill offenders -- Services for -- United States | Mental Health Services -- United States | Prisoners -- United States | Criminels malades mentaux -- Soins -- �Etats-Unis | Criminels malades mentaux, Services aux -- �Etats-Unis | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Health | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness | MEDICAL -- Mental Health | Service de sant�e mentale | Soins psychiatriques | Criminel malade mental | Programme communautaire | Femme | Trouble affectif | Victime | Droit | �Etats-UnisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Serving mentally ill offenders.DDC classification: 362.2/086/9270973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Lane County Adult Corrections Mental Health Services, Lane County, Oregon -- Oswego Mental Health Forensic Mental Health Program, Oswego, New York -- Overview -- Development & implementation of a police/mental health training program in a large urban environment -- Memphis CIT model -- Birmingham Police Department Community Service Officer Unit -- Criminal justice diversion of individuals with co-occurring mental illness & substance use disorders -- Jail diversion in a managed care environment -- Friends of Island Academy -- Broward's mental health court -- Preventing incarceration of adults with severe mental illness -- New York City's system of criminal justice mental health services -- Overview -- Maryland's programs for incarcerated women with mental illness & substance abuse disorders -- Gender-specific intervention model for incarcerated women -- Elder abuse & forensic mentally ill abusers -- Identifying & addressing the needs of victims of mentally ill offenders -- Judge's perspective -- Social workers as advocates for mentally ill criminal defendants/inmates -- Observations of a criminal defense attorney -- Someone had to stop the spinning -- Personal experience --Implementing Kendra's law -- Review of screening instruments for co-occurring mental illness & substance abuse in criminal justice programs.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Lane County Adult Corrections Mental Health Services, Lane County, Oregon -- Oswego Mental Health Forensic Mental Health Program, Oswego, New York -- Overview -- Development & implementation of a police/mental health training program in a large urban environment -- Memphis CIT model -- Birmingham Police Department Community Service Officer Unit -- Criminal justice diversion of individuals with co-occurring mental illness & substance use disorders -- Jail diversion in a managed care environment -- Friends of Island Academy -- Broward's mental health court -- Preventing incarceration of adults with severe mental illness -- New York City's system of criminal justice mental health services -- Overview -- Maryland's programs for incarcerated women with mental illness & substance abuse disorders -- Gender-specific intervention model for incarcerated women -- Elder abuse & forensic mentally ill abusers -- Identifying & addressing the needs of victims of mentally ill offenders -- Judge's perspective -- Social workers as advocates for mentally ill criminal defendants/inmates -- Observations of a criminal defense attorney -- Someone had to stop the spinning -- Personal experience --Implementing Kendra's law -- Review of screening instruments for co-occurring mental illness & substance abuse in criminal justice programs.

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