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Course Category: Forensic, Criminal Justice

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This course examines screening and assessment for co-occurring disorders in the criminal justice system. It includes: Key issues in screening and assessment in the justice system, prevalence and significance of...  Read More
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A review article that delineates core ethical principles and challenges encountered in forensic assessment both generally and more specifically in the forensic assessment of complex trauma and dissociation. She also...  Read More
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Transitions in the role of the juvenile justice system have necessitated more inclusion of assessment and treatment for behavioral health disorders. This is an informative article on the types of...  Read More
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Women who are recently released from incarceration face challenges for thriving in communities (e.g. safety, employment, maintaining social support). Several of these challenges are based in cultural and gender factors...  Read More
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The course examines the perceived importance of substance use prevention by staff in the juvenile justice staff who supervise juveniles under community supervision. The study analyzed data from 492 employees...  Read More
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This course examines the effect of multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) on delinquency in adolescents with substance use disorder (SUD) in the Netherlands. The authors conducted...  Read More
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The screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) is an evidenced based practice that has been effective in multiple settings. This study investigates the effectiveness of (SBIRT) for treatment...  Read More
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Findings show unequivocally that providing comprehensive drug abuse treatment to criminal offenders works, reducing both drug abuse and criminal recidivism. The substantial prison population in the United States is attributable...  Read More
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Models for Change is an initiative of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to accelerate juvenile justice reforms and promote fairer, more effective, and more developmentally appropriate juvenile...  Read More
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Regulating emotions, refraining from impulsive maladaptive behavior, and communicating effectively are considered primary treatment needs among jail inmates. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT; Linehan, 1993a) skills address these deficits and have...  Read More
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In this SAMHSA webinar, Tania Rosas Woods and Carl Pendleton explain ways the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Model leads to lower arrest rates and increased trust during psychiatric crises. **This...  Read More
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In this presentation, Elissa Nulton and Christy DeFeo discuss how peer support contributes to reduced criminal justice recidivism and supports re-entry of people with behavioral health conditions. Examples of existing...  Read More
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The course “Trauma Informed Approach: A SAMHSA Model in Custody” will: a) explore the history behind the concept “Trauma Informed Approach” (TIA) b) its guiding principles, c) the different types...  Read More
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This research study assessed the prevalence of serious mental illness, posttraumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse disorders in female offenders. This study furthermore examined how onset of different types of...  Read More
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Corrections professionals routinely witness or directly experience diverse types of events involving violence, injury or death, such as threats of bodily harm or death, physical assaults, and witnessing violence or...  Read More
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This course is designed to provide practitioners with a clear and focused presentation of recent changes in both the DSM-5 and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) classification systems and...  Read More
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