Doing Justice for Mental Illness and Federal Probation and Pretrial Services Officers as Mental Health Specialists

Date
2003-12
Authors
Slate, Risdon N.
Roskes, Erik
Feldman, Richard
Baerga, Migdalia
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Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Abstract
Mental health problems are notably common among correctional populations, including community corrections populations. The attthors analyze breakdowns of mental illness in these populations and the treatment in prison before focussing on the peculiar problems of supervising defendants and offenders suffering from mental illness. They emphasize the challenges and benefits of collaborations with therapeutic resources in the community. [PUBLICATION ABSTRACT]
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Correctional personnel, Criminal justice, Administration of, Mental health services, Mental illness, Therapeutics
Citation
Slate, R. N., Roskes, E., Feldman, R., & Baerga, M. (2003). Doing Justice for Mental Illness and Society: Federal Probation and Pretrial Services Officers as Mental Health Specialists. Federal Probation, 67(3), 13–19.
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