Mental Health Concerns Related to the use of Restrictive Housing in Correctional Facilities


Subject Course that I am taking: CCJS 497 Correctional Adminstration


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Project Objectives:

To identify the reasons why inmates may be placed in Restrictive Housing.

To describe the conditions of confinement for inmates in RH status.

To identify the Mental Health concerns regarding the use of RH in correctional facilities.

To identify whether the presence of mental health issues increases the potential for an inmate to be placed in Restrictive Housing.