Individuals with mental health needs who are released from prison require hands-on linkage and integrated support for their wellness and success. This presentation will review the Washington Department of Corrections Reentry Community Services program as a model for discussion about what's working for reducing recidivism and improving lives.
- Describe the goals of the Reentry Community Services program
- List key components of a multidisciplinary approach to continuity of care planning
- Identify health care transition planning successes and challenges
Ymanni Taylor, MSW, MHP, Washington State Department of Corrections
Jessica Blanchard, LMHC, MHP, Washington State Health Care Authority