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NCJ Number: 148921 Find in a Library
Title: Locked Up: Body, Mind and Soul: American Correctional Health Services Association 1994 Multidisciplinary Training Conference
Corporate Author: American Correctional Health Services Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 163
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Health Services Assoc
Dayton, OH 45401
American Psychiatric Assoc
Arlington, VA 22209
Missouri Division of Corrections
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Sale Source: American Correctional Health Services Assoc
11 W Monument Avenue
P.O. Box 2307
Suite 510
Dayton, OH 45401
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents the papers presented at the 1994 training conference of the American Correctional Health Services Association, focusing on mental health needs and services.
Abstract: Individual papers focused on the assessment and treatment of the nonpsychotic inmate, drug abuse, the treatment of the mentally ill inmate, and organizational and administrative issues. Individual papers discussed a parenting skills program for incarcerated males, an assessment instrument for suicide prevention, issues related to inmates who had been victims of child sexual abuse, holistic health in prison, addiction treatment, and the use of inmate peer counselors to motivate change in drug-abusing inmates. Other papers focused on psychopharmacology for mentally ill inmates, the selection of antidepressants for major depressive disorders, the mental health inpatient unit, inmate lawsuits against mental health professionals, coping skills for forensic clinicians, and ethical dilemmas related to death row inmates. Figures and reference lists
Main Term(s): Corrections management
Index Term(s): Inmate health care; Legal liability; Offender mental health services; Professional conduct and ethics
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