Intermediate Care Programs to Reduce Risk and Better Manage Inmates With Psychiatric Disorders
Condelli W S~~Bradigan B~~Holanchock H
This article describes a study done to determine the effectiveness of Intermediate Care Programs set up in New York in treating prison inmates with psychiatric disorders. A brief description of Intermediate Care Programs is provided. A prior study showed that the mean number of problem behaviors by inmates in this program became reduced. This study showed that a significant reduction in suicide attempts by inmates resulted with participation in Intermediate Care Programs.