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OF97-731C-The Continuum of Community-Based Treatment Programs for Criminal Offenders with MR
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Author: Edwin J. Mikkelsen, MD, Medical Director, MENTOR, Boston, MA; Wayne J. Stelk, PhD, Clinical Director, MENTOR, Boston, MA; Don Martel, MEd, Clinical Director, Turning Point, Inc., Newburyport, MA; Paul Van Almkerk, Consultant, Turning Point, Inc., Newburyport, MA

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This presentation will present a continuum of community-based program models for mentally retarded individuals who have committed criminal offenses. A six-point continuum ranging from case management services to highly structured programs with increasing levels of security will be presented. The individual characteristics appropriate for each will be discussed