The assignment (500-750 words):

Identify at least two challenges related to the treatment of mentally ill offenders in a forensic setting.
Explain the challenges you selected and the steps you would take to overcome them.
Briefly describe the treatment approach(es) you think best addresses the challenges you identified and why. Be specific.


Kratcoski, P. (2017). Correctional counseling and treatment (6th ed.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Chapter 6, “Mentally Ill Criminal Offenders”
Chapter 9, “Community Residential Treatment and Institutional Treatment”
Chapter 11, “Behavior Modification Programs Used in Corrections”
Chapter 14, “Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Used in Correctional Treatment”