Correctional Professionals Managing those that Suffer from Mental Health Issues in Jail and/or Prisons

Overview: Strategies For Relating and Working with those that suffer from mental health issues can be quite challenging and have the potential to pose danger for correctional professionals at times if not dealt with appropriately.  Such challenges include attempts at managing those who experience homicidality/suicidality and in managing those who suffer from Axis I conditions such as (i.e. psychosis, depressive/affective conditions, and personality disorders to name a few).  This course is designed not to replace the specific institution’s safety techniques and training but to be an adjunctive aid in dealing with this specialized population.

 

One-Day Format

 

  1. Introduction to Major Psychiatric Disorders and Care of the Mentally Ill (Axis I Disorders)

(Videos included)

  1. Introduction to those who suffer from Schizophrenia (Signs and Symptoms)
    1. Incorporating Strategies and Managing Encounters w/ those that suffer from Schizophrenia
  2. Introduction to Clinical and Manic Depression (Signs and Symptoms)
    1. Incorporating Strategies and Managing Encounters w/ those that suffer from Clinical and Manic Depression
  3. Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Signs and Symptoms)
    1. Incorporating Strategies and Managing Encounters w/ those that suffer from PTSD

Introduction to Those that Experience Personality Disorders  {video(s)}                                                                                                                     

  1. Conceptualizing those that experience Personality Disorders (Mosaic)
  2. Incorporating Strategies and Managing Encounters with Individuals Who Suffer from Antisocial

Personality Disorder

  1. Incorporating Strategies and Managing Encounters with Individuals Who Suffer from Borderline

Personality Disorder

  1.  Impact of Psychological Disorders on The Correctional Community
    1. Characteristics of the Suicidal Individual and How to Manage Him/Her
    2. Understanding and Recognizing Various Drug Interactions w/ The Mentally Ill
    3. Side Effects from Psychotropic Medications, Classifications of Psychotropic Medications and Respective Conditions that Particular Psychotropic Medications Manage and Treat.
  • Conclusion
    1. Final Thoughts, Questions & Answers
    2. Evaluations

 

 

 

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