The workshop is designed for communities interested in developing integrated strategies to better identify and respond to the needs of adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders who are in contact with the criminal justice system.
Mental Health Announcements
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation is now accepting applications for its on-site training, “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses.”
The series will be accompanied by five briefs on the following topics: prevalence, screening, assessment and diagnosis, integrated treatment and outcomes, and program implementation issues.
Hosted by the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, ¬this conference will discuss current issues and trends pertaining to children’s mental health from the perspective of a family-driven and youth-guided approach.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently issued 34 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program grant awards to jurisdictions across 28 states.
Hosted by the National Federation of Families, this conference will discuss current issues and trends related to children’s mental health from a family-driven and youth-guided perspective.
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Project TEAM will provide on-site technical assistance to a federally recognized Indian tribe and a state or local government partner working together to develop a joint-jurisdiction collaborative initiative in the courts or criminal justice system.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is accepting workshop proposals for its 2014 annual conference, which will take place September 3–6, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Date: December 3, 2013
Time: 1:00—2:00 pm ET
Date: November 1, 2013
Location: University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT