3249.0 From Incarcerated to Community Life: Improving Comprehensive Care

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Presenters cover several aspects of comprehensive health care of prisoners preceding and following their releases and re-entry. Particular issues include mental health, substance abuse, behavioral adjustment, and data use for improving outcomes.
Session Objectives: Define health needs addressed in re-entry to the community from incarceration. Explain residential treatment for substance abuse after release from NYC Jail System. Discuss management of former prisoners in a NYC comprehensive care clinic. Describe a health care data system for tracking and improving health outcomes of incarcerated persons.
Barbara Guest, MSW, MPH
Barbara Guest, MSW, MPH

Health outcomes for HIV-positive inmates released from NYC jails
Paul Teixeira, DrPH, MA and Alison O. Jordan, LCSW
Residential substance abuse treatment in the New York City jail system
Daniel Selling, PsyD, David Lee, MPH and Homer D. Venters, MD MS
Addressing the impact of working with formerly Incarcerated people on the multi-disciplinary staff at the Center for Comprehensive Care in New York City
Kathy Boudin, EdD, Christine Nollen, MPA MPH, Emily Gertz, MPH, Mary Johnson, MSW and Victoria Sharp, MD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

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

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