Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence

Jail Diversion Research Findings

Quality of Life Reseach Team: Research Briefings

Ritter, Christian, Mark R. Munetz, Jennifer L.S. Teller. 2014

“Research Briefing: Cost Effectiveness of Assisted Outpatient Treatment.” * Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2005. “Research Briefing 1: The Effect of Crisis Intervention Team Training on Police Disposition of Mental Disturbance Calls.”* Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2005. “Research Briefing 2: The Impact of  Diversion Programs on Consumers of Mental Health Services.”* Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2005. “Research Briefing 3: Impact of Diversion Programs on Consumers’ Quality of Life and Depressive Symptomatology.”* Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2005. “Research Briefing 4: Police Conceptions of Mental Illness: Labels, Causes, Dangerousness, and Social Distance.”* Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Ritter, Christian, Natalie Bonfine, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2007. “Research Briefing 5. The Focus Group: A Quality Improvement Tool for the Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence.” * Kent State University.

Ritter, Christian, Mark R. Munetz, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Natalie Bonfine. 2007. “Research Briefing 6: Effects of Mental Health Court on Reducing Incarcerations.” * Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

Ritter, Christian, Mark R. Munetz, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Natalie Bonfine. 2007. “Research Briefing 7: Recidivism of Successful Mental Health Court Participants.” * Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

Quality of Life Reseach Team: Selected Publications

Ritter, Christian, Mark R. Munetz, Jennifer L.S. Teller, Marnie Rodriguez, Natalie Bonfine, Dana Sohmer, and Kristen Marcussen. 2007. “The Quality of Life of People with Mental Illness: Effects of Participation in Akron’s Mental Health Court on Consumers’ Quality of Life.” Pp. 124-135 in New Research in Mental Health, vol. 17: Ohio Department of Mental Health.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2007. “The Quality of Life of People with Mental Illness: Akron CIT Officers’ Dispositions of Calls Involving People with Mental Illness.” Pp. 136-146 in New Research in Mental Health, vol. 17: Ohio Department of Mental Health.

Bonfine, Natalie, Dana Sohmer, and Christian Ritter. 2006. “The Focus Group as a Measure of Quality Improvement for the Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence.” Ohio Forensic Newsletter.  (July) 28:  4.

Munetz, Mark R. and Patricia A. Griffin. 2006. “Use of the Sequential Intercept Model as an Approach to Decriminalization of People with Serious Mental Illness.” Psychiatric Services 57:544-549.

Munetz, Mark R., Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Ann Morrison. 2006. In Reply to “Appropriate Use of Police Officers?”  Psychiatric Services. 57 (12): 1811-1812.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, and Mark R. Munetz. 2006. “The Quality of Life of People with Mental Illness: The Consequences of Diversion Programs.” in Ohio Department of Mental Health Research Results Briefing: Knowledge to Transform Mental Health Services in Ohio. Columbus.

Teller, Jennifer L.S., Mark R. Munetz, Karen M. Gil, and Christian Ritter. 2006. “Crisis Intervention Team Training for Police Officers Responding to Mental Disturbances Calls.” Psychiatric Services 57:232-237.

Munetz, Mark R. and Jennifer L.S. Teller. 2004. “The Challenges of Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations:  Bridging the Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems.”  Capital Law Review. 32 (4), 935-950.

Ritter, Christian, Jennifer L.S. Teller, Mark R. Munetz, and Karen M. Gil. 2004. “The Quality of Life of People with Mental Illness:  Consequences of Pre-Arrest and Post-Arrest Diversion Programs.”  Ohio Department of Mental Health, New Research in Mental Health – 2002-2003 Biennium Volume 16.  96-107.

Teller, Jennifer L.S., Christian Ritter, Marnie Salupo Rodriguez, Mark R. Munetz, and Karen M. Gil. 2004. “Akron Mental Health Court:  Use of Services by Participants During the First Two Years.”  Ohio Forensic Newsletter.  (April)  22: 4-6.

Teller, Jennifer L.S., Christian Ritter, Marnie Salupo Rodriguez, Mark R. Munetz, and Karen M. Gil. 2004. “Akron Mental Health Court: Comparison of Incarcerations and Hospitalizations for Successful and Unsuccessful Participants in the First Cohort (The Stormer Report).”* Kent State University.

Munetz, Mark R., Patricia A. Galon, and Frederick J. Frese III. 2003. “The Ethics of Mandatory Community Treatment.” Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 31:173-183. Teller, Jennifer L.S. and Christian Ritter. 2003. “The 2002 Ohio Jail Diversion Survey:  Preliminary Results.”  Ohio Forensic Newsletter. (March) 18:4-6.

Additional References: Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Research

Additional References: Mental Health Court Research

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