Date & Time
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
441 Ripped from the Headlines: Approaches to Managing High-Profile Cases*

High-profile individuals in a jail or prison have unique needs. They may have mental health issues or increased suicide risk due to shame and humiliation; they may experience media scrutiny or face increased security threats. This session address how these challenges are managed at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. The speakers will discuss existing literature and interventions by custody and mental health services staff to meet the needs of this special population.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the issues faced by high-profile incarcerated individuals
  • Describe the challenges high-profile individuals pose for staff
  • Summarize Clark County's efforts to address the safety and mental health needs of high-profile individuals

Level: Intermediate