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Author Cohen, Fred

Title Practical guide to correctional mental health and the law / by Fred Cohen with James L. Knoll ... [et al.]

Publisher Kingston, NJ : Civic Research Institute, c2011
 Upper Mez.  KF9731 .C643 2011    AVAILABLE
Call # KF9731 .C643 2011
Description 1 v. (various pagings) ; 26 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Overview : legal framework -- The prison inmate's legal identity -- The right to treatment : essential elements -- Intake screening /classification requirements -- Treatment obligations -- Substance abuse programs and rehabilitation -- Confidentiality and consent : legal framework for the treatment relationship -- Clinical framework for the treatment relationship -- Recordkeeping requirements -- Isolation and mental disability -- Use of bodily restraints -- Disciplinary proceedings and mental illness -- Suicide -- Mentally retarded offenders -- Transfer of inmates for treatment -- The Americans with Disabilities Act -- Alternatives to custodial treatment : diversion and aftercare -- Afterword : overview of recent trends and developments
Notes Blue, dark
Subject Mentally ill prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Alt Author Knoll, James L., IV
ISBN 9781887554862 (alk. paper)
1887554866 (alk. paper)


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