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Diversion Programming: Integrating Treatment With Criminal Justice Sanctions for Women With Co-Occurring Disorders

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Women with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in contact with the justice system, especially those with young children, represent a particularly vulnerable population with multiple needs. Diversion programs provide alternatives to jail with access to community treatment services and support. This publication addresses diversion programming and integrating treatment with criminal justice sanctions for women with co-occurring disorders.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Diversion Programming: Integrating Treatment With Criminal Justice Sanctions for Women With Co-Occurring Disorders created by Zelma Henriques

Journal/Publisher:

The GAINS Center

Publication Date:

September, 2002

Course Material Author

Zelma Henriques

Zelma Henriques is associated with the GAINS Center, a national center for the collection and dissemination of information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders who come in contact with the justice system.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about diversion programming for women with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the purpose of and need for jail diversion programs for women with co-occurring disorders.

  2. Explain the differences between pre-booking and post-booking diversion programs.

  3. Describe the factors to be considered when planning gender-specific services for women with mental illnesses in jails and diversion programs.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 CE credit hour

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1 CE credit hour

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1 CE credit hour

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1 CPD hour

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0.5 CE credit hours

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Course Number 101288
  • 1 credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.5 ce credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.26 out of 5
34 members have taken this course

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