People with mental illness in the criminal justice system : answering a cry for help / Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Psychiatry and the Community.

This simple, evidence-based guide challenges psychiatrists to initiate changes in their clinical work; in the operation of their agencies, programs, and teams; and in their partnerships with local criminal justice and behavioral health providers to positively impact people with behavioral health con...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Corporate Author: Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Committee on Psychiatry and Community (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Arlington, Virginia : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, [2016]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Getting started : welcoming and hope
  • Partnership with families
  • Partnership with law enforcement to mitigate crises
  • Partnership with judges and the court system
  • Partnership with psychiatrists within the corrections system
  • Partnership in the transition between jail and community
  • Partnership with probation and parole agents
  • Partnerships in successful integrated community-based care.