Dynamics of Substance Abuse & Criminal Activity
One of every 144 American adults is behind bars for a crime in which substances were involved, and less than 13 percent of offenders identified as needing treatment receive it. The majority of people in the criminal justice system in need of substance use disorder treatment are not receiving services – during the pretrial period, while incarcerated, or after release to the community. In this two hour session, the presenter will give information and facts about the correlation of Substance Abuse and Criminal activity, making the assessment and Transition plans. She will also give the guidelines of re-entry support and continuity of care for offenders experiencing substance use disorders.
- Explain the guidelines to ensure re-entry support and continuity of care for offenders experiencing substance use disorders.
- Identify ways to assist the offender in transitioning from the criminal justice system to life
- Discuss assessment, transition plans, important services, special populations, and
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level Beginner to Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 1010
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self