Welcome to Daniel Forensic Psychiatric Services

Expert Services for Correctional Mental Health, Correctional Psychiatry, and Suicide Risk & Prevention in Jails & Prisons

Dr. Daniel has extensive experience and expertise in Correctional Mental Health and Correctional Psychiatry.

He served as Director of Psychiatric Services by contract for the Missouri Department of Corrections between May 2000 and June 2007. In this capacity, he directed and managed psychiatric services for over 25,000 offenders in 21 correctional centers. Also, during part of this period, he was directly involved in mental health services including crisis intervention, group and individual therapy, suicide risk assessment and all aspects of multidisciplinary treatment of mentally ill offenders.

Dr. Daniel is a known expert in Suicide Risk and Suicide Prevention in Jails and Prisons.

  • Dr. Daniel continues to serve as an expert consultant and provides testimony in over 20 suicide related litigations.
  • He was a member of the Taskforce under International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP). The Taskforce recently updated the WHO Resource Guide and presented at international and national conferences on suicide prevention strategies.

 

 Areas of Correctional Psychiatry Expertise:

  • Standards of Care in Mental Health and Psychiatric Practice in Jails and Prisons
  • Medication Treatment of the Mentally Ill in Jails and Prisons
  • Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention and Interventional Practice in Jails and Prisons

Publications Related to Suicide in Jails and Prisons:

1. Daniel, AE: Design and Implementation of Mental Health Services to prevent inmate suicide, Program and abstracts, Page 219, XVIII World Congress of World Association of Social Psychiatry, 2004

2. Daniel AE and Fleming J: Suicide in a state correctional system 1992-2002: A review: Journal of Correctional Health Care, 12: (1) 24-35, 2006

3. Daniel AE: Preventing suicide in prison-a collaborative responsibility of administrative, custody and clinical staff, Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 34 [2] 2006

4. Daniel AE and Fleming J: Serious suicide attempts in correctional system and preventive strategies, Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 33:227-247, 2005

5. Konrad N, Daigle MS, Daniel AE, Dear G, Frottier P, Hayes LM, Kerkhof A, Liebling A, Sarchiapone M. (2007) Preventing suicide in jails and prisons. Geneva: World Health Organization

6. Daniel AE: Components of Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Programs in Prisons. Abstracts of 30th International Congress of Law and Mental Health, Padua, Italy, June, 2007, Page 535

 

7. Konrad N, Daigle MS, Daniel AE, Dear G, Frottier P, Hayes LM, Kerkhof A, Liebling A, Sarchiapone M. In press. Preventing suicide in prisons. Part I recommendations from the International Association for Suicide Prevention Task Force on Suicide in Prisons. CRISIS, 28 (3)

8. Konrad N, Daigle MS, Daniel AE, Dear G, Frottier P, Hayes LM, Kerkhof A, Liebling A, Sarchiapone M. In press. Preventing suicide in prisons. Part II International comparisons of suicide prevention services in correctional facilities. CRISIS, 28(3)

9. Daniel AE: Care of the mentally ill in prisons: Challenges and solutions, Editorial (invited), Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 35(5), 2007

10. Vlach DL and Daniel AE: Evolving towards equivalency in correctional mental health: A view from the Maximum Security Trenches (invited), Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 35(5), 2007

11. Daniel AE: Suicide-Related Litigation in Jails and Prisons: Risk Management Strategies, Journal of Correctional Healthcare, 15(1), 2009