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Document 020803
Preventive Health Care (Federal Bureau of Prisons -- Clinical Practice Guidelines)
U.S. Bureau of Prisons (Washington, DC).
Health maintenance recommendations for federal inmates are outlined. Sections of this document are: purpose; preventive health care overview; preventive health care scope of services at intake, preventive baseline visit, and preventive periodic visit; preventive health care delivery; and preventive health care program evaluation. Appendixes include: intake parameters; scope of services for sentenced inmates; guidelines by disease state--infectious disease screening, cancer screening, colorecta... Read More
41 p.
Document 027282
A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations Adults/Adolescents: Second Edition
By Little, Kristin. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office on Violence Against Women. DNA Initiative (Washington, DC).
“A timely, high-quality medical forensic examination can potentially validate and address sexual assault patients’7 concerns, minimize the trauma they may experience, and promote their healing. At the same time, it can increase the likelihood that evidence collected will aid in criminal case investigation, resulting in perpetrators being held accountable and further sexual violence prevented. The examination and the related responsibilities of health care personnel are the focus of this protocol... Read More
145 pages
Document 027514
Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s “A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents”
U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) (Washington, DC).
“This guide is designed to assist administrators of prisons, jails, and community confinement facilities in drafting or revising protocols for an immediate response to reports of sexual assault. Sexual assault is a persistent problem in correctional environments with life-altering consequences for victims as well as for the integrity of correctional institutions and the fundamental principles of justice. The U.S. Department of Justice’s “National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Pris... Read More
66 pages
Document 026206
Managed Care and Cost Containment
Montana Dept. of Corrections (Helena, MT).
“The Department of Corrections facilities will monitor and maintain offender health care services and costs to provide the recommended and necessary level of health care to offenders in Department custody” (p. 1). Procedures cover: general requirements; adult facilities; youth facilities; managed care recommendations; and cost containment recommendations.... Read More
3 pages
Document 026379
Model Sexual Health Care Standards for Youth in State Custody
Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP). Teen SENSE (New York, NY).
These standards “are designed to reflect the minimum requirements that facilities should meet in order to appropriately address the sexual health care needs of youth in the state’s care. These Standards focus on sexual health care because youth in state custody are at higher risk of STIs, including HIV, yet services to address this risk typically have been inadequate or nonexistent. Youth in out-of-home care rely on the institutions where they are housed to address these needs. While the length ... Read More
50 Pages
Document 026380
Model Sexual Health Education Standards for Youth in State Custody
Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP). Teen SENSE (New York, NY).
These standards “are designed to reflect the minimum requirements of curricula that meet the sexual health knowledge needs of LGBTQ and heterosexual youth in out-of-home custody. The Model Sexual Health Education Standards include: content goals (divided according to the time a youth spends at a state facility); instructional characteristics (standards to which classroom environments and practices should adhere); and instructor characteristics (which set forth competencies that teachers of sexua... Read More
29 Pages
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