Date & Time
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
487 Enhancing Mental Health Clinical Supervision in Jails and Prisons: Recent Study Findings and Recommendations*

This presentation will present findings from a phenomenological, qualitative research study that included in-depth interviews with 22 Master's and Doctoral-level, correctional mental health professionals in Colorado. Particular attention will be paid to the themes related to clinical supervision of 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. A model for correctional supervision will be presented and explored.

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