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Handbook of Correctional Mental Health

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ISBN-10: 158562389X

ISBN-13: 9781585623891

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Charles L. Scott

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This new edition includes five new chapters focused on the assessment and treatment of inmates with substance use disorders, geriatric offenders, juvenile offenders, inmates with self injurious behaviors, offenders who have experienced various traumas during their lives, and inmates housed on maximum security units and death row.
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Book details

List price: $92.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publication date: 10/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 646
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Overview of Correctional Settings and Provision of Care
Overview of the Criminal Justice System
The Criminal Justice System and Offenders Placed in an Outpatient Setting
Legal Issues Regarding the Provision of Care in a Correctional Setting
Clinical Evaluation and Care
The Mental Health Professional in a Correctional Culture
Conducting Mental Health Assessments in Correctional Settings
Continuous Quality Improvement and Documentation
Evaluating and Treating Substance Use Disorders
Managing the Disruptive or Aggressive Inmate
Toward a Better Understanding of Suicide Prevention in Correctional Facilities
Assessment of Malingering in Correctional Settings
Trauma and Incarcerated Persons
Pharmacotherapy in Correctional Settings
Creating Wellness Through Collaborative Mental Health Interventions
Monitoring a Correctional Mental Health System
Clinically Oriented Reentry Planning
Special Inmate Populations
Supermax Units and Death Row
Female Offenders in Correctional Settings
Individuals With Developmental Disabilities in Correctional Settings
Juvenile Offenders
Geriatric Offenders