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    Most Jail Diversion Participants Do Not Perceive Coercion

    Cusack, K.J., Steadman, H.J., and Herring, A.H. Perceived coercion among jail diversion participants in a multisite study. Psychiatric Services 61(9):911-6, 2010. By Lori Whitten, Staff Writer, RTI International, Rockville, MD Mentally ill people who have been arrested are increasingly being diverted from jails to community-based behavioral health services. The goal of such jail diversion programs is to decrease future interaction with the criminal justice system and improve mental health outcomes...
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    Therapy with Coerced and Reluctant Clients

    by Stanley L. Brodsky (2011). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 233 pages. Distinguished University of Alabama psychologist Stanley Brodsky has written extensively over four decades about the use of psychologists in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement systems, starting with Psychologists in the Criminal Justice System (University of Illinois Press, 1973). In his most recent volume, Brodsky observes that when people think of "coerced clients" they think of...
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