5175.0 Exposure to violence, mental health needs and the criminal justice system

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session describes risk and protective factors for contact with the criminal justice system, with an in depth look at homelessness in this role. It also describes mental health needs among incarcerated juveniles.
Session Objectives: Describe risk and protective factors for contact with the criminal justice system. Describe mental health needs among incarcerated juveniles. Discuss the relationship between homelessness and incarceration
Julie Fenster, PhD, MPH

Severe mental illness and contact with the criminal justice system: Toward an understanding of risk and protective factors
Lisa Davis, LCSW, Doctoral candidate, Seth Kurzban, MSW, PhD and John Brekke, PhD
Psychiatric morbidity in juvenile incarcerated population
Eugene Yu-Chang Peng, MD, MS, Liang-Ting Tsai, MS, PhD, Shu-Yu Lyu, MPH, PhD and Donald E. Morisky, ScD, MSPH, ScM
Mental health and substance abuse problems among detained juveniles: Disturbing prevalence
Theodore McDonald, PhD, Linda S. Osgood, MA and Emily VanNess, BS
Children's Self Perception of Violence Exposure and Behavior Outcomes
Kewann Carter, Antoine Wroten, Stacy Coates, MA, Harolyn Belcher, MD and Michele Cooley, PhD
Gaps in continuity of care: Homelessness and incarceration among Medicaid psychiatric patients
Eve Moscicki, ScD, MPH, Joyce West, PhD, MPP, Farifteh Duffy, PhD, Donald Rae, MS, Maritza Rubio-Stipec, ScD and Darrel Regier, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Caucus on Homelessness, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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