TITLE

Implementation and Impact of the Central District of California's Suicide Prevention Program for Federal Sex Crime Defendants

AUTHOR(S)
Byrne, James M.; Rebovich, Donald; Lurigio, Arthur; Miofsky, Karin Tusinski; Stowell, Jacob
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Federal Probation;Jun2012, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Sharper Future suicide prevention program in California for sex crime defendants. The implementation of the program which include pretrial risk assessment and program capacity is detailed. It notes that its impact would look into the defendants' adjustment, coping and change. Results generally showed positive outcome in the day-to-day functioning, awareness, level of trust and self-control of the defendants.
ACCESSION #
79318679

 

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