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What type of substance abuse assessment instruments can be used in correctional settings for pregnant women to determine suicidal thoughts?

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1. The Assessment - 100 words
2. Application - 100 words

The assessment is supposed to screen for substance abuse and suicide ideation, 2 purposes. You can use the resources listed to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

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Substance Screening & Suicide Ideation in Prison: PRISM

A number of assessments and screening tools are utilized upon intake of a prisoner to determine mental state. The screening and assessment of pregnant women in prison to determine substance abuse and suicidal thoughts is undertaken not just for the rehabilitation of the prisoner but especially to look after the condition of the women - their pregnancy. Doing so will allow not ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advice for identifying an assessment that can be used on pregnant women in prison to test for substance abuse and suicidal thoughts. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.