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The Maryland Experience: Creative Funding and Cutting-Edge Programs Serve People With Co-Occurring Disorders in Contact With the Justice System

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About the Course:

Since 1991, Maryland’s Mental Hygiene Administration (MHA) has taken the lead in creating an intricate patchwork of funds in support of unique programs serving special populations, including individuals with serious mental illnesses, co-occurring substance use disorders, and trauma histories, who may be homeless or incarcerated. Efforts have resulted in the creative use of new and existing resources and in innovative programs which are described in this publication.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Maryland Experience: Creative Funding and Cutting-Edge Programs Serve People With Co-Occurring Disorders in Contact With the Justice System created by The GAINS Center

Journal/Publisher:

The GAINS Center

Publication Date:

Fall 2004

Course Material Author

The GAINS Center
The National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System is 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.

The GAINS Center authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

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 Maryland's experience with creative funding and programs which serve people with co-occurring disorders in contact with the justice system. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Discuss the provisions and requirements of the Maryland Community Criminal Justice Treatment Program (MCCJTP) and Maryland's use of Byrne Memorial Grant Funds.
  2. Explain Maryland's use of the HUD Shelter Plus Care grant and the development of the Phoenix Project.
  3. Identify the goals of the TAMAR and TAMAR's Children projects.

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Course Number 101363
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