Category: JPLI

Dec 12

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

Hosted by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative Download a PDF of the slide presentation. 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 …

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Nov 29

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 2018 Conference on Juvenile Justice

The 2018 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges conference will provide an educational opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system to explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth …

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Nov 16

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

Hosted by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative Date: Wednesday, Dec. 20 Time: 1–2:20 p.m. ET People who have serious mental illnesses (SMIs) are increasingly overrepresented in the criminal justice system. But as leaders in behavioral health, psychiatrists are in a unique position to address the complex needs of this population. This webinar will provide an overview …

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Nov 15

Register for Webinar: Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide

Hosted by the Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET This webinar is for 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 …

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Nov 11

New Resource Helps Inform Judges’ Decision Making Related to Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs

By CSG Justice Center Staff The Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) released Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide and an accompanying bench card, resources designed to assist judges in making informed connections to treatment for people who have behavioral health needs that enter …

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Nov 11

Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide

The Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) released Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide and an accompanying bench card, which were developed with the support of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation and the CSG Justice Center. The resources are designed to assist judges in …

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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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