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Mental Health & Criminal Justice

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Course No: CRIM.6410-061; SIS Class Nbr: 13706; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

The course focuses on how and why individuals with serious mental illness become involved in the criminal justice system, and on how the criminal justice and public mental health systems respond to that involvement. Topics include law enforcement responses, court-based strategies, mental health and corrections, community supervision of individuals with mental illness, violence and mental disorder, and unique challenges associated with female and juvenile populations.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Karin Orr
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology

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