Mental Health in Corrections: An Overview for Correctional Staff

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This resource gives the non-mental health professional the information they need to work with this growing population.

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By Wesley Sowers, MD, and Kenneth Thompson, MD, with Stephen Mullins, MD

This resource gives non-mental health professionals the information they need to work with this growing population. Current treatment options and the involvement of the correctional officer in this process are discussed.

Mental Health in Corrections describes inmate behavior and other phenomena related to mental illness and allows the officer to employ four basic steps for dealing with mental health issues:

  • engagement
  • recognition
  • assessment of immediate danger
  • referral to appropriate treatment sources

Copyright 1998. $15.00. SPECIAL: 10 copies for $139.95; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.

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