For special issues courses in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Corrections and Public Policy.
The first of its kind, Women’s Mental Health Issues Across the Criminal Justice System is dedicated to giving the “most invisible” offenders in today’s criminal justice system–mentally ill adolescent girls and women–a face and a voice. The book is organized around the subsystems of the U.S. criminal justice system. Each section highlights mental health research and policy issues and focuses on the impediments to treatment and service delivery as well as the model programs, assessments, and intervention processes that offer hope within and across the system.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION: The unmet mental health needs of female offenders across
The criminal justice system
Rosemary L. Gido
CHAPTER 1 – Meeting the mental health needs of female juvenile offenders:
Where are we now and where do we go from here?
CHAPTER 2 - Mental health screening as intake triage for juvenile girl offenders:
A MAYSI-2 comparison of non-detained and detained girls
CHAPTER 3 – “I’ve been around and around and around” – Measuring
traumatic events in the lives of incarcerated girls
Judith Ryder, Sandra Langley and Henry Brownstein
CHAPTER 4 – The challenges of policing the mentally ill: An exploration
of gendered and ungendered perspectives
Mary Dodge and Terri Schreiber
CHAPTER 5 - Improving police interactions with the mentally ill:
Crisis Intervention Training
Laura Ketteler and Mary Dodge
Mental Health Courts:
CHAPTER 6 – Women in mental health court: A femicentric-integrated
approach of service delivery for women with multiple
CHAPTER 7 - Women in jail: Mental health care needs and service deficiencies
Phyllis Harrison-Ross and James E. Lawrence
CHAPTER 8 - The contribution of childhood trauma to adult psychpathology
in dually diagnosed detainees: Implications for gender-based
jail and reentry trauma-informed services
Nahama Broner, Sarah Kopelovich, Damon W. Mayrl, and
CHAPTER 9 - Addressing the mental health needs of women offenders
Barbara Bloom and Stephanie Covington
CHAPTER 10 - Women destined to failure: Policy implications of the lack of
proper mental health and addiction treatment for female
Lanette P. Dalley and Vicki Michels
CHAPTER 11 - Prison-based programming for women with serious mental
Arthur J. Lurrigio and Andrew Harris
CHAPTER 12 - Reentry needs of female mentally ill offenders
Stephanie Hartwell and Karin Orr
CHAPTER 13 - Rebuilding “person-first” reentry strategies for women leaving
prison from the perspectives of the end users: the returning women
CHAPTER 14 - Ethics, female offenders, and psychiatric illness: How the justice
and mental health system fail and abandon women
Kristie R. Blevins and Bruce A. Arrigo
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