Year: 1987 Source: New York: New York State Office of Mental Health, (March 1987). 150p. SIEC No: 19910723

This manual for personnel in the New York correctional system outlines the criminal justice system, crisis intervention in correctional institutions, & facility rules. A number of state laws are outlined including: mental health laws, correction laws, laws concerning the sharing of clinical information, hospital admissions, & pre-sentence mental health examinations. Glossaries of legal terms & inmate slang are also included. (VM)