Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System

Online

Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System

Court Type: 
Mental Health Court
Training Format: 
Webinar
Thursday, May 26, 2016

SAMHSA’s GAINS Center is pleased to announce that registration is open for an upcoming webinar to address best practices in screening and assessment of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in the justice system. Roger H. Peters, PhD, of the University of South Florida, will review the recommendations and guidance from the new SAMHSA publication, “Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System.” In addition, Dr. Peters will provide participants with an understanding of issues in screening and assessment at each intercept along the Sequential Intercept Model, including specific guidance regarding trauma histories, trauma-related disorders, and treatment motivation.

The webinar will be followed by discussion groups specific to the intercepts along the Sequential Intercept Model. Discussion groups provide participants an opportunity to converse with the presenter and ask targeted questions.

 

Date and Time: May 26, 2016 from 2:00-3:30 PM EDT

Sponsor/Organizer: 
SAMHSA's GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation
Funding Source: 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration