PROBATION, MENTAL HEALTH, AND MANDATED TREATMENT A National Survey

@inproceedings{Skeem2006PROBATIONMH,
  title={PROBATION, MENTAL HEALTH, AND MANDATED TREATMENT A National Survey},
  author={Jennifer Lynne Skeem and Jennifer Eno Louden},
  year={2006}
}
A large number of probationers with mental illness (PMIs) are under supervision in the United States. In this national survey, we compared the supervision approaches of a matched sample of 66 specialty mental health and 25 traditional probation agencies. The prototypic specialty agency has five key features that distinguish it from the traditional model: (a) exclusive mental health caseloads, (b) meaningfully reduced caseloads, (c) sustained officer training, (d) active integration of internal… CONTINUE READING