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Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs

Past Event
December 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Hosted by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative

This webinar announced the field-wide release of Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide, a resource designed to assist judges in making informed connections to treatment for people with behavioral health needs who enter their courts. During the webinar, judges and other court personnel learn about the tips for recognizing indications of a mental illness and/or substance use disorder in the courtroom, the process for treatment recommendation and referral for defendants with behavioral health needs, and how to collaborate with behavioral health care providers in their communities.

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