Category Archive: JPLI

Sep 20

New Resource Highlights How Psychiatrists Can Help Patients Who Have Serious Mental Illnesses Reduce Their Risk of Contact with the Justice System

The Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) released Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System, a primer developed for psychiatrists to better understand the principles of the Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) model and address the forensic needs of patients who have serious mental illnesses (SMIs) and a …

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Sep 20

Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System

The CSG Justice Center’s Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) released a primer developed with the support of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF). With input from leading clinical and forensic psychiatrists, Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System was written to help familiarize clinical …

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Aug 16

Co-occurring Disorder Toolkit

This toolkit from the Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions is a compilation of resources for individuals and organizations that treat clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Source: JusticeCenter

May 08

‘We are Not Our Illness:’ People with Mental Illnesses Meet with Judges, Psychiatrists to Inform Courtroom Decision Making

By Ashleigh Fryer, CSG Justice Center Staff Paton Blough, a mental health advocate and founder of Rehinge.com, speaks at the May 1 convening of the Judges’ and Psychiatrists’ Leadership Initiative at the CSG Justice Center headquarters. Kicking off #MentalHealthMonth on May 1, judges and psychiatrists from across the country gathered with people with mental illnesses …

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