Date & Time
Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
149 Standards of Care: What’s Next for Mental Health in Corrections*

Jails and prisons are the largest mental health facilities in the nation. No matter how hard we try to defer entry, those with mental illness find their way through our doors. Implementing mental health service standards in correctional facilities can remove barriers to assisting individuals with mental illness, while also helping achieve peak organizational performance. 

Educational objectives
• Discuss challenges to providing mental health care in a correctional environment
• Review standards of care that addresses mental health care in correctional facilities
• Identify resources for assistance

Level: Basic