This training will provide tribal probation officers with insight on the unique needs of specialized offender populations including the mentally ill, alcohol and substance abusing offenders, and domestic violence offenders. Tips, tools, and techniques for effective case management of these populations will be explored, and participants will have the opportunity to practice skills through hands-on training, interactive scenarios, and role plays.
Mental health is important and plays a role in our daily lives. It refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts.
Mental health problems can develop in children and youth at any age. Studies show that 20 percent of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade suffer from a mental health issue on any given day in any given classroom; and 10 percent of these issues are serious enough to affect how that student behaves at home, at school, and with others.
This course is for street patrol officers/new detectives who need to understand the scope of the problem, recognize the types of crimes that may be encountered, respond to the scene, maintain awareness of associated evidence, use effective interview techniques, and produce documentation to further an investigation for a successful prosecution.
Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will discuss an evidence-based program called Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). WRAP provides an example of a Problem-Solving Therapy (PST) that can help RSAT clients organize lists of wellness tools that help them feel better in response to mental health difficulties; it can also be utilized to prevent the onset of such difficulties. WRAP assists in the creation, in advance, of directives to guide clinicians and other supporters in how best to intervene when clients can’t act appropriately on their own behalf.