Correctional Mental Health

1st Edition

From Theory to Best Practice

eISBN-13: 9781544302799

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A research-to-practice text offering a biopsychosocial approach to treating criminal offenders

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.

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ISBNs 9781412972567, 9781412972567, 9781452223476, 9781452236315, 9781544302799, 1544302797
Language English
Number of Pages 432
Edition 1st