Online Program

In the Spirit of 'Do No Harm:' Research Perspectives on Services for Incarcerated Mental Health Consumers

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This session addresses the evidence-base for progressive forensic mental health strategies from several angles: clinical interventions that support the transition of vulnerable populations from prison to community, specialty mental health probation; housing strategies, social networks; and relationships between public defenders and their clients.
Session Objectives: Discuss the barriers and facilitators of implementing Specialty Mental Health Probation across rural and urban settings. Describe the structure and framework of Critical Time Intervention (CTI) and its application as an effective intervention for men leaving prison. Explain how Housing First is applied to forensic populations the factors that influence staff decisions regarding housing for forensic populations. Describe the challenges that people with mental health needs report when working with their defenders, and challenges facing defenders representing the same set of clients.

Specialty Mental Health Probation Approaches in Urban and Rural Settings: Outcomes and Implementation Challenges   
Gary Cuddeback, PhD, Stacey Burgin, M.A., Tonya VanDeinse, M.S.W., Amy Blank Wilson, Ph.D. and Marilyn Ghezzi, M.S.W., LCSW
Critical Time Intervention for Men with Mental Illnesses Leaving Prison   
Jeffrey Draine, Daniel Herman, Ph.D., Beth Angell, PhD, MSSW, Liat Kriegel, MSW, Eugene Brusilovskiy and Stacey Barrenger
Implementation and Outcomes of Forensic Housing First Programs   
Liat Kriegel, MSW, Benjamin Henwood, PhD, LCSW and Todd Gilmer, PhD

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