1050 to 1400 words

1,050- to 1,400-words describing ethical issues that may arise in the assessment and treatment of mental illness in the correctional setting. Include the following:

  • Issues related to prescribed and non-prescribed medication
  • Issues related to choosing the correct treatment option
  • Continuity of care after release and issues with re-entry
  • Issues related to coerced versus voluntary treatment
  • Strategies for handling disruptive inmates or offenders
  • Best practices for working with mental health issues in a correctional facility