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Title: INTERSTATE INSTITUTE ON THE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF THE MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDER - REPORT
Author(s): H LEACH
Corporate Author: Menninger Foundation
United States of America
Date Published: 1967
Page Count: 36
Sponsoring Agency: Menninger Foundation
Topeka, KS 66601
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: OLEA-099
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS FOR IMPROVEMENT OF RELATIONSHIP AND SERVICES OF CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATORS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS TO MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDERS.
Abstract: RECOGNIZING THE TRADITIONALLY DIVERGENT VIEWS OF CUSTODY AND TREATMENT, THE INSTITUTE WAS HELD TO IDENTIFY COMMON REFERENCE POINTS AROUND WHICH A MUTUALLY ACCEPTED PHILOSOPHY COULD DEVELOP. THE PRIMARY CONSIDERATION WITH REFERENCE TO THE MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDER INVOLVES THE ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES IN VIEW OF THESE OFTEN DIVERGENT TREATMENT STRATEGIES. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS BY CORRECTIONAL AND CLINICAL PERSONNEL WERE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A SYNTHESIS OF IDEAS AND INTERESTS, AND TO DEVELOP THE CLIMATE FOR INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE. QUESTIONNAIRE USED IN CANVASSING PARTICIPANT OPINION IS ENCLOSED, TOGETHER WITH RESPONSES.
Index Term(s): Correctional planning; Mentally ill offenders; Planning; Psychiatric services; Psychology; Treatment offender matching; Workshops and seminars
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