May 24, 2018
Continuing Education Webinar on Mental Health and Segregation
This webinar will review the various forms of segregated housing, the current use (and overuse) of segregated housing nationally, and the short- and long-term risks patients face when placed in segregation. It also will focus on how correctional health care administrators and providers can improve outcomes, effectively advocate for patients in segregation and work with correctional departments to decrease the use of segregation.
Presented by Joel Andrade, PhD, LICSW, CCHP-MH, director of clinical operations for MHM Services, Inc., the webinar offers 1 hour of continuing education credit (ACCME, ANCC, APA, CCHP). May 31, 2018, from 1 pm to 2 pm CDT.
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US to Allow Medicaid to Pay for Drug Treatment in Prisons
Coming soon: Medicaid funding for mental health and drug treatment in corrections
NCCHC Foundation Offers Scholarships for Upcoming Mental Health Care Conference
Applications are due by April 3 for students and new correctional health professionals.