Affiliation: University of Connecticut
- Psychotropic medication adherence in correctional facilities: a review of the literatureD Shelton
Professor, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:603-13. 2010..The factors identified in support of medication adherence, future clinical research and care strategies are provided...
- A process evaluation of START NOW Skills Training for inmates with impulsive and aggressive behaviorsDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 17:148-57. 2011..To conduct a formative evaluation of a treatment program designed for inmates with impulsive and aggressive behavior disorders in high-security facilities in Connecticut correctional facilities...
- Impact of a Dialectic Behavior Therapy-Corrections Modified (DBT-CM) upon behaviorally challenged incarcerated male adolescentsDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 24:105-13. 2011..This article reports the findings of a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-Corrections Modified (DBT-CM) intervention upon difficult-to-manage, impulsive, and/or aggressive incarcerated male adolescents...
- Correctional nursing competency development in the Connecticut Correctional Managed Health Care programDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing and Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
J Correct Health Care 16:299-309. 2010..The group process was as important as the products it developed. The pathway toward the future of the correctional nursing workforce begins with articulation of correctional nursing competencies...
- Forensic nursing in secure environmentsDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing Department of Medicine, Director, Research and Evaluation Correctional Managed Health Care, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06066, USA
J Forensic Nurs 5:131-42. 2009..It is through such developments that forensic nursing provided in secure environments will define its specialization and attract the attention it deserves...
- Translating theory into practice: results of a 2-year trial for the LEAD programmeD Shelton
School of Nursing, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 2026, USA
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:313-21. 2008....
- ADHD in juvenile offenders: treatment issues nurses need to knowDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06268, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:38-46. 2005..3. Advocating for the individual needs of clients and their families is critical; often, this includes advocating for care that is not only evidence based, but also culturally competent...
- The clinical practice of juvenile forensic psychiatric nursesDeborah Shelton
Catholic University of America, School of Nursing, Room NB 353, 620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 41:42-53. 2003..These nurses must be confident in their clinical skills, demonstrate strong leadership capabilities, and be tolerant of the uncertainties associated with these unique environments...
- Patterns of treatment services and costs for young offenders with mental disordersDeborah Shelton
University of Connecticut, School of Nursing in Storrs, CT, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 18:103-12. 2005..This study describes mental health treatment service delivery patterns and costs for youth in a juvenile justice system...
- Experiences of detained young offenders in need of mental health careDeborah Shelton
Catholic University of America, School of Nursing, 620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 36:129-33. 2004..To explore the experiences of young people detained in the juvenile justice system and in need of mental health services...
- The role of contextual, child and parent factors in predicting criminal outcomes in adolescenceS Preski
School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 22:197-205. 2001..Ten variables remained in the model to predict serious juvenile criminal behavior. Youth who had been exposed to community violence or who had a mother with mental illness were four times as likely to commit serious criminal behaviors...
- Treatment of impulsive aggression in correctional settingsDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing, Division of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5386, USA
Behav Sci Law 27:787-800. 2009..This article reports the implementation of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-Corrections Modified (DBT-CM) for difficult to manage, impulsive and/or aggressive correctional populations...
- Conducting research in corrections: challenges and solutionsSara Wakai
Center for Correctional Mental Health Services Research, Department of Medicine MC6210, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
Behav Sci Law 27:743-52. 2009..The authors illustrate the implementation of a study in a correctional system that uses these strategies...
- Mental health promotion for vulnerable African American youthDeborah Shelton
University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT, USA
J Forensic Nurs 2:7-13, 32. 2006..Difficulty in engaging parents and the strong racial biases of the community appear to have influenced the lack of improvement in self-esteem scores...
- Design of a mental health promotion program for vulnerable African American youthDeborah Shelton
University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT, USA
J Forensic Nurs 1:158-65. 2005..A review of the literature, pilot testing of instruments, and community collaboration led to the development of the program, which was funded through the Office of Rural Health...
- Reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in African-American communitiesFrenise Ige
Catholic University School of Nursing, Child Adolescent Behacioral Health Nursing, Washington, DC 20064, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 19:290-2. 2004
- Establishing the public's trust through community-based participatory research: a case example to improve health care for a rural Hispanic communityDeborah Shelton
School of Nursing, University of Connecticut Health Center, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:237-59. 2008..The changing nature of rural populations and implications for rural health care and nursing research are discussed...
- Failure of mental health policy--incarcerated children and adolescentsDeborah Shelton
Catholic University, Washington, DC, USA
Pediatr Nurs 28:278-81. 2002..This article will discuss the disparities in accessing treatment for juveniles and review key legislation that addresses child mental health needs...