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Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting: September 2017

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting September 6-7, 2017.

Meeting the Challenge in Correctional Mental Health Care: The Prison Experience [Videoconference Held June 19, 2002]

Information that ensures continuity of care and adequate treatment for mentally ill offenders for partnerships is provided.

Environmental Scan 2016

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

First-Episode Incarceration: Creating a Recovery-Informed Framework for Integrated Mental Health and Criminal Justice Responses

This report outlines an integrated framework that encourages mental health and criminal justice fields to collaborate when developing programs.

Improving Responses to People with Mental Illnesses at the Pretrial Stage: Essential Elements

This report introduces essential elements for responding to people with mental illnesses at pretrial, including decisions for pretrial release.

CJCA Webinar: Mental Health Needs Among Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice

The webinar focuses on adapting Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to fit the needs of the juvenile justice population with mental health disorders.

What Are Drug Courts? The Most Effective Justice Strategy Addressing the Drug-Addicted and Mentally Ill …

This website describes drug courts: how they work, who is eligible, types courts, what they do and provides current headlines on drug courts.

Franklin County, Ohio: A County Justice and Behavioral Health Systems Improvement Project

Results from key data and interviews provide recommendations for reducing offenders with behavioral health disorders cycling in and out of jail.

Callous and Cruel: Use of Force against Inmates with Mental Disabilities in US Jails and Prisons

This report is the first examination of the use of force against inmates with mental disabilities in jails and prisons across the United States.

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