Fought against cruel and unusual punishment ○ People should only be admitted if they were a danger to themselves or others ● 3. Economic changes ○ Changed from state budget to federal budget because hospitals were extremely expensive ○ thought deinstitutionalization would save money, but it actually didn’t ○ fed govt. only paid for community care, not inpatient care ○ more severe patients were moved to psychiatric wings of general hospitals for short term stays ○ some elderly people were put into nursing homes ● 4. Philosophical changes ○ Belief system as to how people should be treated changed ○ people began to be against hospitals ○ normalization principle: people had the right to live as normal a life as possible least restrictive environment a student who has a disability should have the opportunity to be educated with non-disabled peers, to the greatest extent appropriate. "worried well": Those with less severe mental disorders and segments of the middle class case management: The purpose of case management is to allocate services, select less costly treatments, and ensure that those most in need receive appropriate care. Clubhouse- One of the two basic models of programs in the community where there is equal membership, and everyone votes on what they want to do. Some specialize in two or three different kinds of programs. (i.e.: Social Services, Educational Components, Etc.) (program) for assertive community treatment (PACT)- (found online, not from class notes.) An intensive community based program that uses a multi-disciplinary team of behavioral health professionals, and trained peers to provide or coordinate treatment, rehabilitation, and community support services for members who are recovering from severe mental health conditions.
NGRI- Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity. (See last page for more detail) IST- Incompetent To Stand Trial (See last page for more detail) parens patriae – this doctrine was used to protect the property of the insane revolving door- People go in and out of institutions regularly. One of the goals of the Assertive Community Treatment program is to keep people from being institutionalized or re-institutionalized. Community Mental Health Act of 1963 - Stimulated programs designed to provide community mental health services. SSI (Supplemental Security Income)-A government program that provides stipends to low-income people who are either aged 65 or older, blind, or disabled. SSDI (Soc. Security Disability Insurance)-Pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are “insured”, meaning that you worked long enough and paid social security taxes, and have become disabled. Mental Health Parity and Addictions Equity Act of 2008 ADA ( Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990)- Extends anti-discrimination protection to people with physical and mental disabilities in nearly every domain of public life. Title 1 of the ADA seeks to protect individuals with physical and mental disabilities from discrimination in employer decisions related to hiring, job assignment, promotion, and termination. To be entitled case to this protection,
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