CRIM.641 Mental Health & Criminal Justice

Mental Health & Criminal Justice

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 33236
Status Active

The course focuses on how and why individuals with serious mental illness become involved in the criminal justice system, and on how the criminal justice and public mental health systems respond to that involvement. Topics include law enforcement responses, court-based strategies, mental health and corrections, community supervision of individuals with mental illness, violence and mental disorder, and unique challenges associated with female and juvenile populations.