2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Mar 25, 2023  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJST 6648 - Forensic Treatment Models

Prerequisite: CJST 6647 .  This course will examine various mental health treatment modalities, with particular emphasis on treatment for patients/inmates in the forensic system. Psychopharmacology, group therapy, cognitive techniques, community-based management, faith-based approaches, and social skills training will be covered. Treatment of insanity acquittees, incompetent-to-stand-trail patients, inmates, juvenile offenders, psychopaths, and sex offenders will be examined. Management of high-risk forensic populations will be covered. Particular emphasis will be on current research findings regarding the effectiveness of these approaches with forensic populations. Cross-listed with PSYC 6658 . 3 credits.