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Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System - Part 1: Instruments for Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System Part I

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This course examines the intricacies of assessing and screening prison inmates for co-occurring disorders. The course materials will provide the reader with a clearly presented set of information about assessment and screening instruments used with the mentally ill criminal justice population. References are also included for those seeking additional information.

The exam questions are based on pages 57 thru 134.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System – Part 1: Instruments for Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System Part I created by Roger H. Peters, PhD, Elizabeth Rojas, MA, and Marla G. Bartoi, PhD in 2015.

Publication Date:

HHS Publication No. (SMA)-15-4930 2015

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Roger H. Peters, PhD
Dr. Peters is a Professor in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy at the University of South Florida, where he has served as a faculty member since 1986, and as Department Chair from 2004-2011. Dr. Peters has pursued research, consultation, and training initiatives involving substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, and behavioral health treatment within the criminal justice system.
Elizabeth Rojas, MA
Elizabeth Rojas is a post-doctoral fellow at the VA in Palo Alto.
Marla G. Bartoi, PhD
Dr. Bartoi is a Licensed Psychologist and Assistant Professor (Clinical) in the Department of Psychology. She oversees special projects, supervises graduate students in psychotherapy and assessment, and provides clinical services. Her research interests are in cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders and depression, effects of sexual abuse on emotional and sexual functioning, intellectual assessment and substance abuse treatment.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman
Sandi Cardaman is a Licensed Mental Health counselor who has been working in the field for 13 years. In that time she has worked as a counselor and provided supervision to interns. Sandi has worked with clients struggling with eating disorders, domestic violence and mood disorders as well as those dealing with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about screening and assessing incarcerated individuals with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between screening, assessment, and diagnosis of co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system population.
  2. Identify key clinical issues regarding co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.
  3. Identify challenges with treating co-occurring disorders in the justice system population.

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