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Involuntary commitment

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Involuntary commitment or civil commitment is a legal process through which an individual with symptoms of severe mental illness is court-ordered into treatment  ...

Civil Commitment of Sex Predators - Department of Corrections

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Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators. Protecting the public from sexual predators after they have completed their court ordered term of confinement ...

Civil Commitment Laws and Standards - Treatment Advocacy Center

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The Treatment Advocacy Center publishes excerpts and summaries of US civil commitment laws and standards as a service to lawmakers, mental health ...

Civil Commitment for Sex Offenders - FindLaw

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Some states have used civil commitment proceedings to remove habitual sex offenders from society for extended periods of time. The United States Supreme ...

Minnesota's egregious sex offender confinement statute held ...

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Jun 18, 2015 ... Minnesota's Civil Commitment and Treatment Act provides for “psychological screening” of persons convicted and sentenced for certain “high ...

Mental Health Commitment Laws - TACReports.org

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Quality of involuntary treatment (civil commitment) laws: the adequacy of its ... illness in the population that meets its civil commitment standard, according to ...

Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators | ATSA

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Aug 17, 2010 ... In addition, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 authorized the federal government to institute a civil commitment program ...

How 'civil commitment' enables indefinite detention of sex offenders ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/26/civil-commitment-sex-offenders

Sep 26, 2013 ... Under civil commitment, the state can hold a person for an undetermined length of time until its therapy works to the satisfaction of law ...

Civil Commitment and Voluntary Treatment - Disability Rights ...

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Civil commitment refers to the court process which can be utilized to require individuals to undergo treatment for a mental disability, either on an inpatient or ...

Correct Care Recovery Solutions | Florida Civil Commitment Center

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Correct Care was to assume management of this secure treatment facility for Sexually Violent Predators, detained or civilly committed under The Involuntary Civil ...

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Civil Commitment in the United States

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This article reviews the academic literature on the psychiatric practice of civil commitment. It provides an overview of the history of involuntary psychiatric ...

Involuntary civil commitment | Wex Legal Dictionary / Encyclopedia ...

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Involuntary civil commitment is the admission of individuals against their will into a mental health unit. Generally speaking, there are three reasons why an ...

Understanding the Minnesota Civil Commitment ... - NAMI Minnesota

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The process of obtaining a court order is called the Civil Commitment ... The Civil Commitment process involves the legal system and can be confusing or.