CJS 334: Mental Health and Justice

Prerequisite: Upperclass standing or permission of instructor (45 Cr or More)

An examination of the relationship between mental health, mental illness, crime, and social justice.The focus of this course is the social construction of health and mental illness and how that interacts with the social construction of crime, criminals, and deviant behavior. The need for legal/policy reform to eliminate oppression and better meet the needs of persons with mental disorders will be explored.

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