Date & Time
Thursday, August 3, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
316 Adapting Mental Health Care Practices to Manage Resource Strain

Many correctional facilities face resource strain, from staffing shortages to overcrowding to physical plant issues. With many of these resource strains unlikely to level off in the near future, staff are required to develop and implement creative solutions to maintain quality care. This session will focus on strategies to address resource strains by effectively adapting mental health care practices to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals.

Educational Objectives

  • Describe the conservation of resource model and its application to correctional facilities
  • Identify data on the types of resource strains correctional facilities are experiencing nationwide
  • Analyze strategies used nationally to adapt care to meet the needs of patients during periods of resource strain