Minimal progress in the treatment of justice-involved Persons with Mental Illness (PMI) has been made in the last 30 years (Snyder, 2007). To improve criminal justice outcomes, services must be provided that address the underlying causes of criminal behavior (e.g., Hodgins et al., 2007). Unfortunately, justice-involved PMI have limited access to comprehensive treatments that target co-occurring issues of mental illness and criminal behavior (Morgan et al., 2010). In this workshop, participants are provided with a model for and summary of evidenced-based interventions for justice-involved PMI in correctional or community mental health settings.
This 12-hour On Demand workshop is designed for professionals working to improve care for justice-involved PMI regardless of setting (e.g., community mental health, corrections, forensic). The workshop begins by reviewing the prevalence rates of mental illness in corrections, including both incarcerated and community settings. The workshop will then provide participants with evidenced-based correctional interventions for offenders and evidenced-based mental health interventions for PMI. Specifically, the Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) will be reviewed as a model of service delivery for offenders, and psychosocial rehabilitation will be reviewed as a model of service delivery for PMI. Finally, participants will be provided with a theoretical model to guide interventions for justice-involved PMI, as well as to teach evidenced-based practices for intervening with this population. To accomplish this, the workshop presents criminality and mental illness as co-occurring problems, and the Changing Lives and Changing Outcomes: A Treatment Program for Justice Involved PMI, an evidenced-based intervention for this clinical population, will be summarized.
More cost-effective and time-efficient than attending an in-person workshop but covering the same content, this innovative On Demand training is the first-of-its-kind.
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The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc is approved by the American Psychological Association, National Board of Certified Counselors, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, Canadian Psychological Association, and the New York Department of Education to sponsor continuing education trainings. The American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts Continuing Education Credit sponsored by the American Psychological Association. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc. (provider #1371) is also approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: June 1, 2015 – June 1, 2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. Refund/Cancellation Policy: If you wish to request a refund on account of technical difficulties, please contact email@example.com. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc. reports no conflicts of interest in the development and sponsorship of this training. The Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc receives no commercial support for this Continuing Education program or from its presenter(s). The number of CE Credits provided for this training is commensurate to its length in hours. The level of instruction of this training is “Introductory”. The format for this training is homestudy without interactivity. The intended audience for this training includes mental health, correctional, and legal professionals.