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Behavioral Health Services for Criminal Justice-Involved Populations Part 2: Evidence-Based Strategies and Recommendations for Providing Services

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This webinar will explore the evidence base around effective behavioral health interventions for criminal justice-involved populations. It will discuss substance use, overdose, and suicide prevention and treatment services for both the juvenile and adult justice systems. As part of this, the webinar will review the evidence base for drug treatment courts as an alternative to continued justice system involvement. The webinar will also provide strategies for improving collaborative efforts between the behavioral health continuum of care and criminal justice system organizations. Lastly, the webinar will introduce resources that behavioral health professionals can use to learn more about these topics.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain how prevention and treatment strategies can be applied to criminal justice-involved populations
  2. Describe the evidence base of effective behavioral health interventions for these populations, including drug treatment courts
  3. Identify potential strategies and partners for expanding the reach of behavioral health services in the criminal justice system
  4. List resources to learn more about serving criminal justice-involved populations




Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network
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