Litigation and treatment issues surrounding maximum-security segregation inmates with personality disorders
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
List characteristics of inmate litigants housed in prison segregation units who are diagnosed with personality disorders; Describe diagnosis and treatment strategies; and Analyze strategies for dealing with this population that are likely to result in successful litigation outcomes.
Keyword(s): Correctional Health Care, Mental Health Services
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Wisconsin. In this capacity, I work closely with our correctional mental health staff to defend lawsuits and formulate strategies for resolving issues related to treatment. I train staff in litigation prevention and strategies for analyzing and documenting issues related to inmate self-harm, particularly in relation to inmates with personality disorders.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.