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Mentally Ill Persons in Corrections - NIC Resources

Adults with Behavioral Health Needs Under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery

This paper presents a shared framework for reducing recidivism and behavioral health problems among individuals under correctional control or supervision.

Crisis Intervention Teams: An Effective Response to Mental Illness in Corrections [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]

This video covers the use Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs) to manage individuals suffering mental illness in custody and under supervision.

The Mentally Ill in Jail: Whose Problem Is It Anyway? [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]

This 3-hour program can help your organization prepare to work with persons suffering from mental illness in jails.

Improving Outcomes for People with Mental Illnesses Under Community Corrections Supervision: A Guide to Research-Informed Policy and Practice

This guide is organized around policymakers’ common questions about people with mental illnesses under community corrections supervision and the type and effectiveness of strategies designed to respond to this population.

Effective Prison Mental Health Services: Guidelines to Expand and Improve Treatment

Historical , legal, and ethical issues relevant to dealing with mental illness in the field of corrections are discussed.

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