CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
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CE Course Description
Individuals with mental illness are overrepresented in the U.S. criminal justice system, and many prisons and jails are not equipped to effectively handle this growing population. The purpose of this intermediate level continuing education course, developed using information from the Urban Institute, is to address how those with mental illness are processed and treated in the criminal justice system and discusses the implications of insufficient or inadequate care. The severity of the problem is discussed, as well as policy recommendations and promising strategies to assist mentally ill criminal offenders.
CE Course Objectives
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Course Date: 2019-03-13
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