cpss411 | undergraduate
Mental Health Issues In The Forensic Setting
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History of Mental Illness in Crime
- Describe the evolution of treatment perspectives based on the assessment of mental illness.
- Describe the theories of causes of mental illness
- Explain the relationship between mental illness and crime.
Assessment of Mental Illness in Corrections
- Analyze the assessment instruments used as screening tools in the correctional setting.
- Determine the appropriate assessment instruments for a specific case.
- Identify the challenges involved in assessing inmates with mental illness.
- Identify special issues related to assessing and treating inmates of different cultural backgrounds.
Treatment Options and Interventions
- Identify the challenges associated with using medication as treatment in the corrections setting.
- Determine treatment interventions for inmates with mental illness.
- Describe special considerations for maintaining after care.
- Explain possible causes for mental health issues in female inmates.
- Describe treatment interventions for mentally ill female inmates.
- Describe common areas of concern for mental illness in juveniles.
- Describe treatment goals and strategies for mentally ill juvenile inmates.
- Identify special issues that may arise in managing and treating diverse inmates.
Special Topics in Treating the Mentally Ill in Corrections
- Analyze considerations for treating inmates with co-occurring disorders.
- Identify strategies for handling disruptive inmates.
- Analyze ethical issues in the assessment and treatment of mental illness in the corrections setting.
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