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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Anders, Wayne P.
Mental Health Services for Federal Inmates : Costs and Policies
Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc.,c1900
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Wayne P Anders
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR FEDERAL INMATES: COSTS AND POLICIES; MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR FEDERAL INMATES: COSTS AND POLICIES; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: BUREAU OF PRISONS: TIMELIER REVIEWS, PLAN FOR EVALUATIONS, AND UPDATED POLICIES COULD IMPROVE INMATE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OVERSIGHT; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO RECOMMENDS; WHAT GAO FOUND; ABBREVIATIONS; BACKGROUND; MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COSTS HAVE INCREASED IN BOP- OPERATED INSTITUTIONS SINCE FISCAL YEAR 2008 AND ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE Bop assesses compliance with its policies for inmate mental health services, but reviews are not always timely bop has not evaluated the effectiveness of most treatment programs or updated most policies; bop does not track contractors' costs of providing inmate mental health services but does assess compliance with requirements and standards of care; conclusion; recommendations for executive action; agency comments and our evaluation; appendix i. objectives, scope, and methodology Appendix ii. bureau of prisons' psychology treatment programs' descriptions and numbers of participants for fy 2008 and 2012appendix iii. bureau of prisons (bop)- operated institutions by mental health care levels as of february 2013; appendix iv. inmate intake and mental health assessment process; appendix v. inmate diagnoses by inmatemental health care level and gender, as of february 9, 2013; appendix vi. findings from program review reports, accreditation reports, and contract facility monitoring review reports; appendix vii. bureau of prisons' elements of modified therapeutic communities APPENDIX VIII. BUREAU OF PRISONS (BOP) PROGRAM STATEMENTS RELATED TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR INMATESChapter 2: MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS OF PRISON AND JAIL INMATES; A QUARTER OF STATE PRISONERS HAD A HISTORY OF MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS; SYMPTOMS OF MENTAL DISORDER HIGHEST AMONG JAIL INMATES; HIGH PROPORTION OF INMATES HAD SYMPTOMS OF A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER WITHOUT A HISTORY; MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS MORE COMMON AMONG FEMALE, WHITE, AND YOUNG INMATES; HOMELESSNESS, FOSTER CARE MORE COMMON AMONG INMATES WHO HAD MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS Low rates of employment, high rates of illegal income among inmates who had mental problemspast physical or sexual abuse more prevalent among inmates who had mental health problems; family members of inmates with mental problems had high rates of substance useand incarceration; inmates who had mental health problems had high rates of substance dependence or abuse; over a third of inmates who had mental health problems had used drugs at the time of the offense; binge drinking prevalent among inmates who had mental problems|
|Series Title:||Health care issues, costs, and access.|
|Responsibility:||Wayne P. Anders, editor.|