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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Judith M Laing
|Description:||xvii, 362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||List of tables; List of charts; List of cases; List of statutes; Preface; PART ONE; 1. The basic principles; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Who are mentally disordered offenders?; 1.3 What role does psychiatry play in the treatment of mental disorder?; 1.4 How should mentally disordered offenders be treated?; 1.5 What is diversion?; 1.6 Conclusion; 2. The historical context; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The origins of contemporary policies and philosophies; 2.3 The 1970's reform movement; 2.4 Government action; 2.5 The Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982; 2.6 The Mental Health Act 1983; 2.7 Reaction to the new act; 2.8 Conclusion; 3. Diversion under the Mental Health Act 1983 and related provisions; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Arrest; 3.3 Prosecution; 3.4 Remand; 3.5 Sentencing; 3.6 Conclusion; 4. The development of an explicit diversion policy for mentally disordered offenders; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Setting the stage for reform - the failures of the 1980's; 4.3 The solution - the diversion of mentally disordered offenders; 4.4 The introduction of diversion schemes; 4.5 National recognition and implementation of diversion policy; 4.6 A collaborative strategic approach; 4.7 The impact of diversion policy; 4.8 The difficulties with diversion; 4.9 Conclusion; PART TWO; 5. Diversion in West Yorkshire - A process study; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Research Methodology; 5.3 Identifying the research site; 5.4 The data collection process; 5.5 The quantitative study; 5.6 The qualitative study; 5.7 Stimulus for reform - The "Mentally disordered offenders" conference; 5.8 The development of local diversion initiatives; 5.9 Region wide developments; 5.10 A process evaluation - overview; 5.11 Conclusion; 6. Diversion in West Yorkshire - an impact study; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Part One - the quantitative analysis; 6.3 Part Two - the qualitative analysis; 6.4 Conclusion; 7. Conclusion; Appendix A. Diversion under the existing provisions; Appendix B. Police Station Assessment (PSA Model); Appendix C. Court Psychiatrist Assessment (NAC/PAC Models); Appendix D. Court Panel Assessment (MAAP Model); Appendix E. (a) Letter to interviewees (b) Interview schedule; Bibliography|
|Responsibility:||Judith M. Laing.|
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