Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Peer lead pre treatment programing for consumers with mental health illness and criminal justice involvement: A grant proposal
by Gonzalez Calvillo, Cinthia, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2014, 62; 1527941
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to write a grant proposal, design a peer lead pretreatment program for consumers with mental health illness and criminal justice involvement, and identify potential funding. The grant will serve adults with mental illness who reside in Los Angeles County. The goal of the program is to maintain motivation, coping skills, and provide interventions for adults who are in need of services and who have long waiting times for their appointments, and foreseeably improve consistency in treatment. Ultimately the program aims to decrease the rates of attrition of clients seeking mental health services through providing prompt intervention. Submission of this grant is not required for this thesis project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Brocato, Jo
Commitee:
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 53/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Mental health, Social work, Criminology
Keywords: Adults, Criminal justice involvement, Mental health, Peer lead, Pre treatment
Publication Number: 1527941
ISBN: 9781303984655
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