150 Transgender Inmates Charged With Sexual Offenses: Treatment Strategies

Corrections-based treatment providers face challenges in working with transgender individuals who have committed sexual offenses, with a need to balance sex-offense-specific treatment with the patient’s mental health needs. Meanwhile, lawmakers and corrections officials are tasked with developing policies and procedures that balance the needs of the individual with those of the institution. This talk will […]

151 Nonsuicidal Self-Injury on Mental Health Watch: Innovative Approaches to Prevention

Decreasing self-injurious behavior of patients on mental health watch is a top priority. This study sought to develop, implement, and measure action items to address self-injury. Health services and DOC administration identified several action items to decrease patients’ ability to obtain and use unauthorized property to harm themselves. Data collection and measurement of outcomes found […]

147 Hidden in Plain Sight: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Incarcerated Populations

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are a common disability in incarcerated populations but often unrecognized. The associated behavior problems mean that individuals with an FASD are likely to be repeat offenders and often have difficulties in custody. This presentation will discuss FASD in adolescents and adults, including behavioral issues and consequences, and share tools for identifying […]

105 Diverse Clinical Pharmacy Practices in the Correctional Setting

In this presentation, four clinical pharmacists will discuss their start in their clinical pharmacy practice and will compare, contrast, and describe how each of them has been able to help their medical unit care teams. They will describe what has worked, what has not worked, and how they have found success in patient care for […]