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A Structured Evidence Review to Identify Treatment Needs of Justice-Involved Veterans and Associated Psychological Interventions

Accession Number: 027504
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This “structured evidence review is a comprehensive and critical examination of the needs and treatments – in particular psychological treatments – which either are, or are thought to be, relevant to this population of Veterans. A wealth of careful, thoughtful, and clear assessment of the evidence awaits the reader of the structured evidence review” (p. 1). Sections following an executive summary include: introduction—background and key questions for review; methods; results fof demographic characteristics and offense profile of justice-involved veterans, what the treatment needs of justice-involved veterans are, what the main assessment tools used to identify the treatment needs and recidivism risk level in justice-involved veterans are, what the evidence-based or promising psychosocial treatments for justice-involved veterans with mental health treatment needs or at a high risk of recidivism are, and what the factors that impact access to and engagement in treatment for this population are; and discussion about current work in the VA, limitations, strengths, and recommendations for future research.

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Publication Year: 
2013
Length: 
126 pages
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U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) (Washington, DC)