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  • Psychopaths: Their Nature and Impact on Corrections [Videoconference held August 5, 1998]

    This three-hour interactive videoconference addresses both adult and juvenile psychopaths who are incarcerated or under community supervision.
  • Options for Managing Difficult Inmates [Videoconference held on June 13, 2001]

    Difficult inmates, such as those who have gang affiliations, chronic behavioral problems or who are mentally or socially challenged, require more c
  • Jail Inmates with Mental Illness: A Community Problem [Videoconference Held April 17, 2002]

    This videoconference addresses issues faced by jails that must deal with increasing numbers of inmates with serious mental illnesses.
  • NIC Broadcast: Mental Illness in Jails Q & A

    Questions and answers regarding the following topics are provided: deferred prosecution, recidivism, isolation, cost concerns, coordinated efforts,
  • Meeting the Challenge in Correctional Mental Health Care: The Prison Experience [Videoconference Held June 19, 2002]

    Information regarding cooperation between correctional agencies and mental health authorities to ensure continuity of care and adequate treatment f
  • Understanding Managed Behavioral Health Care in Community Corrections [Videoconference Held July 17, 2002]

    This program addresses behavior health care services for offenders under community supervision.
  • Effective Prison Mental Health Services: Guidelines to Expand and Improve Treatment

    "[H]istorical , legal, and ethical issues relevant to dealing with mental illness in the field of corrections" are discussed (p. iii).
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 11-13, 2004

    Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; gangs in the 21st century; defining Network issues -- a discussion; identifying and mana
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, Winter 2005

    This Large Jail Network meeting took place January 30-February 1, 2005, in Longmont, Colorado.
  • Mental Illness and Juvenile Offenders (2016)

    Within the past decade, reliance on the juvenile justice system to meet the needs of juvenile offenders with mental health concerns has increased.

  • Youth in the Juvenile Justice System And Their Mental Health Needs (2016)

    Youth in Juvenile Hall are often at a critical crisis point.

  • A National Survey of Mental Health Screening and Assessment Practices in Juvenile Correctional Facilities (2017)

    Mental health screening and assessment is crucial within juvenile correctional facilities (JC).

  • Issue Brief: Mental Health and Juvenile Justice: A Review of Prevalence, Promising Practices, and Areas for Improvement (2017)

    This brief reviews the prevalence of mental health issues among youth in the juvenile justice system, including: 1) the types of disorders among yo

  • The Role of Mental Health and Specific Responsivity in Juvenile Justice Rehabilitation (2017)

    While mental health problems are generally not risk factors for criminal behavior according to the risk-needs-responsivity (RNR) framework of corre

  • Perceptions of Recidivism Among Incarcerated Youth: The Relationship Between Exposure to Childhood Trauma, Mental Health Status, and the Protective Effect of Mental Health Services in Juvenile Justice Settings (2017)

    This study examines the effects of mental health screening and service delivery on perceived future criminal justice interactions— arrest and incar

  • Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders (2018)

    Many juvenile justice systems across the country are overwhelmed by the number of young people suffering from behavioral health problems—meaning me

  • OJJDP MPG Literature Review: Intersection between Mental Health and the Juvenile Justice System (2017)

    This literature review will focus on the scope of mental health problems of at-risk and justice-involved youths; the impact of mental health on jus

  • Improving Case Processing and Outcomes for People with Behavioral Health Needs (2021)

    This brief presents opportunities to improve caseflow management and outcomes for criminal court defendants who have behavioral health needs.

  • Autism and the Criminal Justice System: Policy Opportunities and Challenges (2022)

    Preventing, reducing, and improving interactions between autistic individuals and the criminal justice system are urgent research and policy priori