Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101321
About the Course:
As growing awareness of the needs of people with co-occurring disorders in the justice system has led to the development of diversion models, the vast majority of efforts have focused on defendants who are charged with nonviolent, low-level misdemeanor offenses. This publication discusses the Nathaniel Project, a program for people with serious mental illness who have committed felony offenses.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Nathaniel Project: An Alternative to Incarceration Program for People With Serious Mental Illness Who Have Committed Felony Offenses created by The GAINS Center
The GAINS Center
Fall 2002/Revised Summer 2005
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about an alternative to incarceration program for people with serious mental illness who have committed felony offenses. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain the genesis of and need for the Nathaniel Project.
Discuss Nathaniel Project results.
Identify emergent principles gleaned from experiences of the Nathaniel Project which can be applied to other programs.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 CE credit hour
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 CPD hour
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