FSA – MENTAL HEALTH
|Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide, 1/2022||Mental illness may indirectly lead to criminality. A serious mental illness may interfere with one’s ability to form prosocial relationships and achieve and maintain life stability. Individuals may trend toward antisocial individuals and succumb to the criminal lifestyle.|
|MEASURE OF NEED||Psychology Services Inmate Questionnaire (PSIQ)
The PSIQ is administered to every inmate as they arrive at an institution. Psychology Services is responsible for reviewing the information, entering the information into the electronic medical record, and responding to emergent responses, as appropriate.
|DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR RISK ASSESSMENT||Psychology Services|
|GOAL OF INTERVENTION||Promote attendance to mental health concerns and build recovery strategies to reduce the risk of relapse|