Mental Health Services in Criminal Justice System Settings: A Selectively Annotated Bibliography…

Hardcover | February 1, 1999

byRodney Van Whitlock

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In addition to advising judicial decision-makers by assessing such issues as pre-trial competency, insanity, and dangerousness, mental health professionals working in criminal justice system settings manage and treat mentally ill and substance abusing offenders on a daily basis. This work may involve either institutional treatments or community-based programs. The purpose of this bibliography is to collect the professional literature from numerous disciplines, including psychology, psychiatry, nursing, education, and social work, that addresses the theoretical, empirical, and practice-related issues encountered by mental health researchers and practitioners in developing and providing services to mentally ill and substance abusing offenders in criminal justice system settings. There are over 1250 annotated citations and author and subject indexes to facilitate access to the resources listed.

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In addition to advising judicial decision-makers by assessing such issues as pre-trial competency, insanity, and dangerousness, mental health professionals working in criminal justice system settings manage and treat mentally ill and substance abusing offenders on a daily basis. This work may involve either institutional treatments or ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.54 × 6.38 × 0.83 inPublished:February 1, 1999Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313301867

ISBN - 13:9780313301865

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?The subject presented is one that will grow in interest both within academia and in the wider general public. This bibliography will serve both audiences....General collections would also want to have the book as greater societal focus is drawn toward prisons and the nature of services provided to their inhabitants.?-American Reference Books Annual