Category Archive: podcast

Jun 05

Learning Community Conversation 1: Process Measures at the Interface of the Justice and Behavioral Health Systems

In this discussion CSG Justice Center Staff and Dr. Faye Taxman of George Mason University’s Center for Advancing Correctional Education describe the shared principles and process measures that can help coordinate service delivery across the justice and behavioral health systems. The interface process measures are detailed in Process Measures at the Interface Between the Justice System and Behavioral …

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Apr 04

Podcast: Alternatives to Prison for People with Mental Illness

WITF By Rich Copeland Nearly two million people with serious mental illnesses are incarcerated in America every year.  About a quarter of Pennsylvania’s prisoners suffer from mental illness.  The chief of medical operations for the Philadelphia Department of Prisons describes the state’s county jail system as “the largest psychiatric hospital in the state of Pennsylvania.” …

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