Date & Time
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
426 Supportive Psychotherapy for Incarcerated Individuals*

Learn about the important role of supportive psychotherapy for people who are incarcerated. The presenter will provide practical knowledge based on current evidence-based practices and share how mental health practitioners can strengthen the supportive relationship and apply supportive psychotherapeutic communication methods, educational and directive techniques in working with their patients. Also discussed will be adaptations of supportive psychotherapy to special populations, such as those who are seriously mentally ill and those with post-traumatic stress conditions.

Educational Objectives

  • Review the main types of psychotherapy commonly used when working with incarcerated individuals
  • Define supportive psychotherapy
  • Distinguish the adaptations of supportive psychotherapy to special populations found in correctional settings

Level: Intermediate