Sharing Information between Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems
Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with Funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance
This webinar, presented to Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program and Second Chance Act Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders grantees, discussed strategies for developing information sharing collaborations between criminal justice and behavioral health systems. Current and former grantees from local jurisdictions discussed their experiences developing local information sharing protocols between agencies, and answered questions about the legal, technological, and interagency communication barriers that face jurisdictions trying to share criminal justice and behavioral health information.
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