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Kathleen Ma & Tina Phung
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Skirmish over state prison Skirmish over state prison yoga rooms intensifies yoga rooms intensifies Clark Kelso, previously a professor of law, is currently the California Prison Healthcare Receiver PROPOSES an $8 billion plan to improve the medical environment for the mentally ill prisoners of CA. How? – By improving “social-skill development, vocational training and physical activities to dramatically reduce aggressive behavior.” Yoga rooms, Atriums, Music space
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What Policy Makers are saying: What Policy Makers are saying: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state Atty. Gen criticize Kelso’s plan to spend $8 billion on a "gold-plated utopian hospital plan" for 10,000 inmates. a Matt Cate, Schwarzenegger's corrections secretary, said the administration believes inmates need treatment, but not on the scale envisioned by Kelso.
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The Current Prison Healthcare costs for mentally ill inmates… •50-50 split between medical and mental health beds a •$138,000 per inmate, per year.
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course PPD 230 taught by Professor Augustin during the Spring '05 term at USC.

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