Unit 2 - Intermediate Psychiatric
Nursing Supervisor: Melissa Mitchell
To evaluate, stabilize, and promote of optimal functioning of inmates
with persistent disabling mental illness.
Unit Program Summary
Unit A2 (Intermediate Psychiatric Unit) is a 25 bed adult male unit
with an emphasis on the evaluation and stabilization of inmates with
DSM-IV Axis I major mental illness. The primary focus is on the promotion of
optimal cognitive and physical functioning for inmates with persistent
disabling mental illness. Around the clock nursing care is provided.
Both on and off unit programs are used to provide a spectrum of services
that allow the inmate to assume a level of personal responsibility
consistent with his ability. The unit is supervised by Nurse Clinicians
specializing in psychiatric care under the direction of a Nursing
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April 23, 2014