44.385 Crime and Mental Illness

Crime and Mental Illness

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5401
Status Active

This course examines the realities and myths surrounding the involvement of individuals with mental illness in the criminal justice system. Material from criminal justice and psychology will be examined, with emphasis on service models that foster collaboration between mental health professionals, law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 44.101 Criminal Justice System or 44.221 Criminology 1.