Prisons Section: Mental Health Issues Before, During, & After Incarceration

When:  Jun 2, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (ET)
Register: online or by mail form PDF
Cost: Prisons & Corrections Section members $20; law school students free; all other registrants $25
Registration deadline May 31, 2018
There will be limited onsite registration (payable by check or money order only)

8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Mental Health Assessment & Screening
Presentation and discussion on the need for uniform screening and intake following arrest, and options following screening, including diversion and intervention.

10:00 a.m. Evaluations & Competency
Presentation and discussion on the process when someone is sent for evaluation at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry, including the timeline, standards, restoration, and delays.

10:40 a.m. Treating Mental Health in Jails & Prisons
Presentation and discussion on jail and prison treatment options and innovative programs.

11:10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reentry & Mental Health
Presentation and discussion on the varying degrees of mental health treatment needs, access to medication and treatment, housing, employment, family dynamics, and recidivism concerns.


State Bar of Michigan
Board Room
306 Townsend St
Lansing, MI 48933