Development, implementation, and results of a correctional mental health professional training needs assessment

Robert R. Smith, Charles W. Paskewicz, Joseph H. Evans, Michael A. Milan

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Abstract

The development of a training needs assessment instrument for mental health professionals working in corrections is discussed along with the results of the assessment. Differences between perceived needs for training and self-expressed knowledge of training topics and areas among psychiatrists, Ph.D. clinical psychologists, MA-level psychologists and others who work with adult offenders are provided along with recommendations for training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-106
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Offender Counseling Services Rehabilitation
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Law

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