Interventions That Target Criminogenic Needs for Justice-Involved Persons With Serious Mental Illnesses: A Targeted Service Delivery Approach.

Title

Interventions That Target Criminogenic Needs for Justice-Involved Persons With Serious Mental Illnesses: A Targeted Service Delivery Approach.

Creator

Wilson Amy Blank; Farkas Kathleen; Bonfine Natalie; Duda-Banwar Janelle

Publisher

International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology

Date

2018
2018-05

Description

This research describes the development of a targeted service delivery approach that tailors the delivery of interventions that target criminogenic needs to the specific learning and treatment needs of justice-involved people with serious mental illnesses (SMIs). This targeted service delivery approach includes five service delivery strategies: repetition and summarizing, amplification, active coaching, low-demand practice, and maximizing participation. Examples of how to apply each strategy in session are provided, as well as recommendations on when to use each strategy during the delivery of interventions that target criminogenic needs. This targeted service delivery approach makes an important contribution to the development of interventions for justice-involved people with SMI by increasing the chances that people with SMI can participate fully in and benefit from these interventions that target criminogenic needs. These developments come at a critical time in the field as the next generation of services for justice-involved people with SMI are being developed.

Subject

*Criminals; *Health Services Needs and Demand; Adult; criminogenic needs; Health Services Needs and Demand; Humans; Mental Disorders – Therapy; Mental Disorders/*therapy; Mental Health Services – Administration; Mental Health Services/*organization & administration; mental illness; Middle Age; Middle Aged; Public Offenders; recidivism; Young Adult

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

1838–1853

Issue

7

Volume

62

Citation

Wilson Amy Blank; Farkas Kathleen; Bonfine Natalie; Duda-Banwar Janelle, “Interventions That Target Criminogenic Needs for Justice-Involved Persons With Serious Mental Illnesses: A Targeted Service Delivery Approach.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 22, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/4798.

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