Supervision and Treatment Experiences of Probationers with Mental Illness: Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Community Corrections

1st Edition

Babatunde Adekson

Published August 16, 2018
Reference - 114 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138746831 - CAT# Y328071

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Emerging from a qualitative research study on the rehabilitation experiences of adult male probationers with mental health illness, this book describes the treatment and rehabilitation experiences of these individuals and contextualizes their experiences within the landscape of mental health treatment in the United States. Often underserved in outpatient community support programs, probationers with mental health illness (PMIs) face stigma and obstacles in seeking mental health treatment and rehabilitation. Examining the lived experiences of both PMIs and their probation officers, this book offers insights into the study of stigma as it relates to probationers and the work of probation officers in furthering treatment and rehabilitation options for PMIs.

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