January 15, 2020 | Ignacio, CO
Explore promising practices in supervising drug/alcohol-involved probationers/parolees in a community-based setting. Examine the importance of utilizing Risk-Need-Responsivity principles, community-based sentencing options, effective case planning and graduated responses to increase public safety and long-term behavior change. Discuss how stakeholders can contribute to improve outcomes for this population. Discuss the pervasiveness of mental illness in the criminal justice system. Identify basic mental, sociological and educational characteristics of the mentally ill offender population. Explore strategies to address mental health and addiction concerns in crisis and non-crisis situations. Examine the complexity of co-occurring disorders and the interventions that are most effective. Gather tools to implement an action plan that addresses suicidal thoughts or behaviors, self-injury, reaction to trauma, overdose or withdrawal symptoms and others.
Hosted by Southern Ute Tribe. Training is approved by the US Department of Justice.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Describe Risk-Need-Responsivity principles and explain the benefits of using these principles. • Identify community-based sentencing options for drug/alcohol-involved probationers • Identify community stakeholders that may help improve outcomes for drug/alcohol-involved probationers • Implement graduated responses to promote positive behavior change • Explain mental, sociological and educational characteristics of the mentally ill population • Identify resources in your community that may support effective supervision of the mentally ill population • Implement an action plan to address concerns such as suicidal thoughts or behaviors, self-injury, impact of trauma, overdoses or withdrawal symptoms • Apply case management tools specific to the mentally ill population
Southern Ute Museum 503 Ouray Dr Ignacio, CO 81137 (970) 563-9583
Sky Ute Lodge 14324 US Hwy 172 N. Ignacio, CO 81137 (970) 563-3000 | [Website](http://www.skyutecasino.com) *Attendees are responsible for their own lodging arrangements/costs.