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CRIM.6410 Mental Health & Criminal Justice (Formerly 44.546/CRIM 641)

Id: 033236 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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.

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