Engagement processes in model programs for community reentry from prison for people with serious mental illness.

@article{Angell2014EngagementPI,
  title={Engagement processes in model programs for community reentry from prison for people with serious mental illness.},
  author={Beth Angell and Elizabeth B Matthews and Stacey L Barrenger and A. Clinton Watson and Jeffrey Draine},
  journal={International journal of law and psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={
          490-500
        }
}
Linking prisoners with mental illness with treatment following release is critical to preventing recidivism, but little research exists to inform efforts to engage them effectively. This presentation compares the engagement process in two model programs, each representing an evidence-based practice for mental health which has been adapted to the context of prison reentry. One model, Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT), emphasizes a long-term wrap-around approach that seeks to maximize… CONTINUE READING
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