Correctional Mental Health: From Theory to Best Practice

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Title: Correctional Mental Health: From Theory to Best Practice
Author: -
ISBN10: 1412972566
ISBN13: 978-1412972567
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (November 3, 2010)
Language: English
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Size PDF: 1774 kb
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Rating: 4.7/5
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Pages: 432 pages
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Correctional Mental Health is a broad-based, balanced guide for students who are learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice. Featuring a wide selection of readings, this edited text offers a thorough grounding in theory, current research, professional practice, and clinical experience. It emphasizes a biopsychosocial approach to caring for the estimated 20% of all U.S. prisoners who have a serious mental disorder. Providing a balance between theoretical and practical perspectives throughout, the text also provides readers with a big-picture framework for assessing current correctional mental health and criminal justice issues, offering clear strategies for addressing these challenges.