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Author: Edwin Fuller Torrey
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: mental, hospitals, jails, abuse, seriously, mentally, criminalizing
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 1992-04
ISBN-10: 0788142798
ISBN-13: 9780788142796

"Clinical studies suggest that 10-15% of prison populations have a major psychiatric disorder & need the services associated with severe or chronic mental illness." Contents: backward to the 1830s: a history of mentally ill persons in jails; survey of the nation's jails: results & analysis; other studies of mentally ill persons in jails; why do mentally ill individuals end up in jail? problems & consequences of jailing the mentally ill; legal issues: emergency detention of the mentally ill; what happens to mentally ill persons when they leave jail; model programs for mentally ill persons in ja

Author: Elaine M. Howle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: requests, process, received, fee, expires, funding, cannot, program, state, justice, california, missing, dna, persons, department
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437921396
ISBN-13: 9781437921397

Audit report concerning the Calif. Dept. of Justiceżs Missing Persons DNA Program and whether the program is meeting its statutory provisions and efficiently using its funds. The missing persons program reached full operation in July 2004. As of the end of Feb. 2005, the program had received 799 requests and completed DNA analysis for 261 of them. However, it is unlikely to complete testing all of the requests it has already received before the fee supporting the program expires. Several elements of the missing persons program are sound, but the program needs to improve some of its managerial

Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persons, enforcement, challenges, exist, attract, advantages, islands, business, tax, cayman
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 1437908497
ISBN-13: 9781437908497

The Cayman Islands is a major offshore financial center and the registered home of thousands of corporations and financial entities. Financial activity in the Cayman islands is measured in the trillions of dollars annually. One Cayman building -- Ugland House -- has been the subject of public attention as the listed address of thousands of companies. This report discusses: (1) the nature and extent of U.S. persons¿ involvement with Ugland House registered entities and the nature of such business; (2) the reasons why U.S. persons conduct business in the Cayman Islands; (3) information availabl

Author: Robert Goldenkoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: limited, english, proficient, persons, services, improve, access, selected, agencies, language
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437933475
ISBN-13: 9781437933475

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Executive Order (EO) 13166 directs each federal agency to improve access to federal programs and services for persons with limited English proficiency (LEP). Agencies are required to develop recipient guidance and/or an LEP plan outlining steps for ensuring that LEP persons can access federal services and programs. This report: (1) determined which agencies have completed their recipient guidance and LEP plan; (2) assessed the extent to which the selected agencies have implemented the EO, and (3) examined three selected agencies'

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, disability, federal, modernizing
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 1422329097
ISBN-13: 9781422329092

Economic, medical, technological, and social changes have increased opportunities for persons with disabilities to live with greater independence and more fully participate in the workforce. Also, social and legal changes have promoted the goal of greater inclusion of persons with disabilities in the mainstream of society. However, fed. disability programs have not evolved in line with these larger societal changes and, therefore, are poorly positioned to provide meaningful and timely support for persons with disabilities. Program enrollment and costs for fed. disability programs have been gro

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: Tamara T. Sowell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: development, research, blindness, vision, low
Number of Pages: 117
Published: 1999-06
ISBN-10: 075670202X
ISBN-13: 9780756702021

Presents new information & hopes to interest new research professionals in meeting the challenges faced by persons with a visual disability. Articles: outcome assessment of the rehabilitation of the visually impaired; characteristics of AMD patients with low vision receiving visual rehabilitation; visual factors & mobility in persons with age-related macular degeneration; a biomechanical evaluation of visually impaired persons' gait & long-cane mechanics; remote infrared signage evaluation for transit stations & intersections; & impact of digital miniaturization & networked topologies on acces
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