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Title: CONFERENCE ON THE MENTALLY ILL - A PROBLEM FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONAL - PROCEEDINGS, MARCH 6-7, 1975
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Office Publications, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 59
Sponsoring Agency: Florida Bureau of Criminal Justice Assistance
Tallahassee, FL 32301
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Office Publications, Inc
Stamford, CT 06904
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-DF04-0032
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONFERENCE WAS TO PROVIDE SOME INSIGHT INTO THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED DAILY BY LINE PERSONNEL IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCIES WHEN COMING INTO CONTACT WITH EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CLIENTS.
Abstract: THESE EDITED PRESENTATIONS OF THE FOUR CONFERENCE SPEAKERS (PLUS REACTIONS FROM PANEL MEMBERS AND THE AUDIENCE) COVER THE NATURE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF EMOTIONAL ABNORMALITY FREQUENTLY ENCOUNTERED WITHIN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIELD AND THE TYPES OF MENTAL ILLNESS PROBLEMS FACED BY CRIMINAL JUSTICE PERSONNEL. ALSO REVIEWED WERE SOME OF THE IDEOLOGICAL AND SITUATIONAL BASES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO EMOTIONAL STRESS AND THE DISPOSITIONAL PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN HANDLING INDIVIDUALS WITH SEVERE EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS.
Index Term(s): Behavior under stress; Emotional disorders; Mental disorders; Mentally ill offenders; Persons with cognitive disabilities; University of Southern Florida; Workshops and seminars
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