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Mentally Ill Treatment in Forensic Settings

Mentally Ill Treatment in Forensic Settings


The assignment (500-750 words):

  • Identify at least two challenges related to the treatment of mentally ill offenders in a forensic setting.
  • Explain the challenges you selected and the steps you would take to overcome them.
  • Briefly describe the treatment approach(es) you think best addresses the challenges you identified and why. Be specific.


  • Kratcoski, P. (2017). Correctional counseling and treatment (6th ed.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Chapter 6, “Mentally Ill Criminal Offenders”
    • Chapter 9, “Community Residential Treatment and Institutional Treatment”
    • Chapter 11, “Behavior Modification Programs Used in Corrections”
    • Chapter 14, “Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Used in Correctional Treatment”