4368.0 Other Topics in Public Mental Health

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 4:30 PM
This session features leaders in the different but related domains comprising mental health: mental health and criminal justice, public conceptions of serious mental illness, and behavioral health treatment in primary care.
Session Objectives: Learners will be able to describe the underlying logic model of jail diversion, summarize programmatic and service use factors associated with jail diversion, identify patterns of criminal justice involvement most common among people with serious mental illness, discuss the implications of findings for the construction of effective messages regarding treatment for depression and schizophrenia, identify new strategies for adapting the IMPACT model for indigent Latinos, identify advantages in using Assertive Community Treatment for persons with co-occuring disorders who also have antisocial personality disorder.

5:24 PM
Massachusetts Mental Health / Criminal Justice Cohort Study: What We've Learned
William H. Fisher, PhD, Kristen Roy-Bujnowski, MS, Steven M. Banks, PhD, Albert J. Grudzinskas, JD, Lorna Simon, MA, Jonathan Clayfield, MA and Nancy Wolff, PhD
5:42 PM
Implications of global climate change to persons with mental illness
Bernadette Phelan, PhD, Noel Mazade, PhD, Theodore Lutterman and Patrick Phelan, PhD

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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