Community-Based Mental Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals (2 CE)

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1109CE

This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, and Graduate Students.

Course By: Helen Hinton, LPCC

Content By: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide. HHS Publication No. SMA19-5097. Rockville, MD: Office of Policy, Planning, and Innovation. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019.

Course Description: Individuals who are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders (mental health disorders and substance use disorders) evidence a different set of challenges in comparison to offenders who do not have mental illness and/or substance abuse issues. Specifically, dually diagnosed offenders receive longer prison sentences in comparison to offenders without these diagnoses. Additionally, they report a decline in terms of mental and physical health and well-being. This course is designed to help the student understand these facts and other related behavioral health disparities that are existent for patients within the context of the criminal justice system. Additionally, the student will gain a broader understanding of the implications of such disparities pertaining to dually diagnosed offender functioning.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the impact of incarceration on dually diagnosed patients
  2. Recognize evidence-based practice modalities that are applicable for treating dually diagnosed patients
  3. Understand the way that community-based behavioral health providers approach and address criminogenic risk and need factors
  4. Examine the role of trauma in forensic patient populations and identify key principles of trauma-informed treatment approaches for dually diagnosed patients

Course Outline:

  • Read and understand Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide.
  • Read and review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider challenges and risk-factors for dually diagnosed patients in both community and correctional milieus

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is 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. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

Counselors: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselors as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed counselors #MHC-0165.

Marriage Family Therapists: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage Family Therapists as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Marriage Family Therapists #MFT-0077.

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 20-1420.

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

Grievance/Refund Policy

AATBS is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the major mental health approving boards. AATBS will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Program Director in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

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Accommodations for Disabilities

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