Veterans who are incarcerated have unique needs for services, which often include behavioral health treatment. In response, some correctional facilities have developed programming tailored for veterans in their facilities and have curated partnerships with justice programs in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration to better serve them. This webinar will focus on the programming developed specifically for veterans in two jurisdictions – the Middlesex County, Massachusetts Sheriff’s Office and the San Diego County, California Sheriff’s Department – and explain how these jurisdictions developed partnerships with their Veterans Affairs resources and other entities in their criminal justice systems. There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the webinar.
This webinar is hosted by the Council of State Governments with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance.