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Author: Julian Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: corrections, screens, health, mental
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437921256
ISBN-13: 9781437921250

Identifying entering inmatesż mental health needs when they first enter an institution is critical to providing necessary services and enhancing safety in corrections settings. The purpose of the two projects discussed in this report was to create and validate mental health screening instruments corrections staff can use during intake. The researchers created short questionnaires that accurately identify inmates who require mental health interventions. One mental health screen was found to be effective for men and is being adapted for women; the other has effective versions for both men and w

Author: Craig Perkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, reporting, corrections, national
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1993-06-01
ISBN-10: 156806490X
ISBN-13: 9781568064901

Sixth volume in the annual series describing in detail the characteristics of persons admitted to & released from the prison & parole systems in the U.S. Presents data gathered from the 1990 National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP). Graphs.

Author: Robert L. Thornton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: corrections, officers, safety, staff, approaches, new
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 1993-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788179381
ISBN-13: 9780788179389

Provides a working document with which community corrections agencies & trainers can evaluate current training needs relating to officer safety. While officers” are the focus of the information, many training areas addressed apply to all staff working in a community corrections setting. Sections include: use of force continuum; crisis prevention; self-defense & physical fitness; oleoresin capsicum; body protection; office safety; arrest, search, & seizure; field work; canine considerations; & critical incident program: trauma preparation, training & education, peer support, debriefings, & fo

Author: Arthur J. Lurigio
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persons, mental, illness, codisorders, investments, sounder, corrections, america, new, directions, community
Number of Pages: 186
Published: 1996-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788181831
ISBN-13: 9780788181832

Report by the National Coalition for Mental & Substance Abuse Health Care in the Justice System, which has led the way in establishing a platform to address the mental health & co-disorders needs of adult & juvenile offenders, an increasing problem. This report proposes new directions for community corrections in handling persons with mental health & co-disorders at a time when some policy makers are pushing for more punitive sanctions for all offenders. It focuses specifically on addressing & improving the provision of mental health services to persons living in our communities being supervis

Author: Henry J. Mello
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: human, service, correctional, setting, risk, youths, prevention, arts, serving, art
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1994-06
ISBN-10: 0788140493
ISBN-13: 9780788140495

A hearing before the California Joint Committee on the Arts on inmates & other participants who have gone through the Arts in Corrections Prog. & other similar programs. Contents: CA Arts Council Interagency Arts & Arts in the Community; Dept. of Corrections: arts in corrections program; Dept. of the Youth Authority: arts in the youth authority; SW Correctional Arts Network:ÓStreet SmartÓ Prog., Harris County, TX; Dept. of Mental Health: arts in mental health; Criminal Justice, Mental Health, Educ. & the Arts: a collaborative approach in a rural city; CA state summer school for the arts; CA

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, populations, correctional
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 078817018X
ISBN-13: 9780788170188

Presents statistical reports on: trends in U.S. correctional populations, jail inmates in 1995, probation in 1995, State & Federal correctional facilities in 1995, prisoners in 1995, parole in 1995, capital punishment in 1995, & U.S. military corrections in 1995. Includes a history of U.S. corrections statistics, definitions of common terms used in the tables, data sources, & index. Consists primarily of tables & graphs with explanatory notes.

Author: Allen Beck
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: elements, assessment, reporting, capabilities, data, inventory, federal, corrections, information, systems, state
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1999-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788175874
ISBN-13: 9780788175879

Chapters include: introduction -- study objectives, methodology, data, & report organization; profiling & describing offenders; committing offenders into correctional authority; managing offenders in corrections facilities; supervising offenders on release & maintaining public safety; facility management information; reporting capabilities; an empirical core; using the inventory report. 7 appendices on data element questionnaire, data retrieval capacities, etc.. Glossary. Dozens of charts & tables.
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