To identify whether there is an impact upon the mental health of inmates placed in Restrictive Housing.


Research the field of Corrections, correctional journals, correctional periodicals, various departments of correction, and other resources to determine current opinions regarding the use of Restrictive Housing in correctional facilities.

Write a report on your findings providing a description of the conditions of confinement for inmates placed in Restrictive Housing; the reasons for placement in RH status; mental health concerns for inmates both upon admission and release from RH status: and services provided to inmates in RH status.

Identify alternatives to the use of Restrictive Housing for inmates with Mental Health issues.

The report should include a minimum of two outside sources (not including course instructional materials).

Project Topic:

Mental Health Concerns Related to the use of Restrictive Housing (RH)in Correctional Facilities.