The eighth webinar in the Critical Treatment Issues webinar series presents a Challenging Case submitted to the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University.
The focus of this webinar is to educate practitioners about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) so that they can identify associated symptoms and issues faced by veteran participants, recognize the impact these have on veterans’ families, and understand how treatment should be tailored to meet eac… Continue Reading The Impact of PTSD on Veterans and Their Families in Drug Court
The topics in session 2 addressed focus also on issues faced by the families of veterans, including military family dynamics, perspectives regarding the effect of the military culture on drug use, family functioning, and medical treatment and recovery.
This webinar had a focus on increasing a participants’ knowledge about treatment for co-occurring disorders (CODs) and referrals.
Presented by Paul Warren (NDRI), the focus of the presentation is to increase participants’ knowledge about useful screening and assessment instruments for co-occurring disorders (CODs).
This description depicts the Clatsop County Treatment (Mental Health) Court program.
This assessment form is to be filled out to gather information on potential participants as one determines the eligibility for the program.
Furthermore, these individuals. remain in jail and prison longer than persons without CODs. Council of State Governments, 2012), are more difficult to man-. age in custodial settings (Houser & Welsh, 2014), and are more. likely to be reincarcerated within 1 year of discharge than those. with only a… Continue Reading
NADCP Improving Outocmes for Justice Involved Persons with Mental Illnesses Including those with Co-Occurring Substance Abuse Disorders
This resolution was agreed upon by the board of directors in regards to justice for individuals with mental health or co-occurring disorders.