Read the Hafemeister, T. L., Hall, S. R., & Dvoskin, J. A. article, which discusses the administrative concerns associated with the treatment of offenders with mental illness. In a 660-1980 word (or 4-6 page) paper, address all of the following:

  • What are the major challenges confronting correctional administrators who are involved in designing and managing care and treatment programs for adult offenders with mental illness?
  • Describe two proposed solutions that the assigned article introduces (Special Housing, RTUs, line staff training, etc).
  • What makes these programs effective in treating mentally ill offenders, and why?
  • What challenges are faced when implementing these programs?