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Define the term special-needs inmate.

Report on the management needs of special population inmates.

Report on the impact of substance abusers on the corrections system.

Discuss the five essential elements of cost-effective management of HIV/AIDS inmates.

Explain why there are so many inmates with mental illnesses in prison.

Describe the ways to divert with mental illness from the criminal justice system.

List the cost and health issues associated with older inmates.

Discuss the rationale for drug treatment programs in prisons and jails.

Discuss why the future of drug court is promising.

Discuss why treating HIV in prison is difficult.

Review the legal issues surrounding special population inmates.

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