Date & Time
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
413 Enhancing Mental Health Clinical Supervision in Jails and Prisons: Recent Study Findings and Recommendations*

Despite the critical role of correctional mental health professionals, there is limited academic research on their experiences. This session will discuss a research study that included in-depth interviews with 22 master's and doctoral-level correctional mental health professionals. It will explore the roles of clinical supervision versus "management" with a focus on enhancing clinical supervision resources for mental health staff. It concludes with brainstorming and analyzing a problem-solving model for correctional supervision.

Educational objectives

Identify key theoretical explanations related to the experience of correctional mental health professionals

Explain a proposed model of correctional clinical supervision for mental health professionals

Analyze the study's findings related to clinical supervision for correctional mental health professionals

Level: Intermediate

Mental Health