Students training for criminal justice careers in the U.S. are given little academic preparation that would help them deal with the mental illness of justice-involved populations, a recent study says.
Most criminal justice degree-granting institutions in the U.S. don’t even offer undergraduate coursework on the intersection of mental illness and the criminal justice system except, in a small number of cases, as an elective, says the study, published by the Journal of Criminal Justice . . .
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