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2011
Document 025372
Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders among Adult Men on Probation or Parole: Some Success against a Persistent Challenge
By Feucht, Thomas E.; Gfroerer, Joseph. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD).
“This report presents data on mental and substance use disorders among adult males on correctional supervised release–parole or probation–from local, state and federal prisons and jails. It examines issues that have grown increasingly salient with the rising costs associated with managing the growing community- and facility-based criminal justice population” (p. 1). Results are given for: trends in the number of probationers and parolees; substance use, dependence and abuse and unmet treatment ... Read More
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16 pages
2011
Document 025878
Addressing the Needs of Women and Girls: Developing Core Competencies for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Professionals
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD).
“The Core Competency Report is intended to serve as a companion and complement to existing professional competencies and program standards in mental health and substance abuse services … [and] was created as a tool to help develop the workforce serving women and girls; its intent is to offer the filed a framework that can be tailored and adapted to meet multiple needs” (p. 3). Sections of this document include: introduction; need for core competencies when working with women and girls; the compe... Read More
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43 pages
2010
Document 024645
Establishing and Maintaining Medicaid Eligibility upon Release from Public Institutions
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD). Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (Princeton, NJ); U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD).
Individuals involved in acquiring Medicaid benefits for mentally ill ex-offenders returning to the community will find the lessons learned from this study helpful. The development and implementation of “a model program to ensure that eligible individuals with mental illness were enrolled in Medicaid at discharge from state institutions” was evaluated (p.1). Five sections follow an executive summary: introduction; barriers to ensuring Medicaid eligibility for adults leaving state institutions; in... Read More
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