Principles of Community-Based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-Involved Individuals (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course focuses on community-based behavioral health services for justice-involved individuals. It offers an overview of evidence-based and promising  practices.  It explores Medicaid coverage, a trauma-informed approach, case management services, peer support specialists, criminogenic factors, and disparate outcomes.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and it is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  

Reading:  Principles of Community-Based Behavioral Health Services For Justice-Involved Individuals

Find the readings at:  https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma19-5097.pdf

Publisher:  SAMHSA, HHS

Course Objectives: To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by identifying key issues related to community-based behavioral health services for justice-involved individuals.

Learning Objectives:   Describe barriers to physical and behavioral health care for justice-involved individuals.  Identify evidence-based and promising programs and practices.  Identify criminogenic risk and need factors.  Give an example of disparities in the criminal justice system.

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1: Individuals with behavioral health issues are ______________ in jails and prisons across the US.
 
 
2: Once in the criminal justice system, individuals with mental and substance use disorders
 
 
 
 
3: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Community providers are knowledgeable about the criminal justice system.
 
 
 
 
4: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Community providers collaborate with criminal justice professionals to improve public health, public safety, and individual behavioral outcomes.
 
 
 
 
5: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Evidence-based and promising programs and practices in behavioral health treatment services are used to provide high quality clinical care for justice-involved individuals.
 
 
 
 
6: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Community providers understand and address criminogenic risk and need factors as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for justice-involved individuals.
 
 
 
 
7: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Integrated physical and behavioral health care is part of a comprehensive treatment plan for justice-involved individuals.
 
 
 
 
8: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Services and workplaces are trauma-informed to support the health and safety of both justice-involved individuals and community providers.
 
 
 
 
9: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Case management for justice-involved individuals incorporates treatment, social services, and social supports that address prior and current involvement with the criminal justice system and reduce the likelihood of recidivism.
 
 
 
 
10: Which of the following best illustrates the principle:  Community providers recognize and address issues that may contribute to disparities in both behavioral health care and the criminal justice system.
 
 
 
 
11: The first court hearing is
 
 
 
 
12: Participation in treatment courts is
 
 
13: Research has shown that, for individuals with substance use disorder, the likelihood of death by overdose increases 12-fold the ___________ post incarceration.
 
 
 
 
14: What is the shared goal for criminal justice professionals and community providers?
 
 
 
15: Are behavioral health providers that are based in correctional facilities considered covered entities under HIPAA?
 
 
16: Are criminal justice professionals considered covered entities under HIPAA?
 
 
17: 42 CFS Part 2 governs ____________ for people seeking treatment for substance use disorders from federally assisted programs.
 
 
 
 
18: People with serious mental illnesses tend to experience ________ punitive criminal justice involvement.
 
 
19: Integrated Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Supported Employment, and Pharmacotherapy are
 
 
20: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing are
 
 
21: MAT is underutilized both in the wider health care system and especially in criminal justice settings due to
 
 
22: Research suggests formerly incarcerated people have a nearly ____________ higher mortality rate during the 2 weeks following release from prison than the general population.
 
 
 
 
23: Research has found that women incarcerated in US jails have a ___________ prevalence of chronic medical and psychiatric disorders compared to men incarcerated in US jails.
 
 
24: In 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued guidance that restated its encouragement for states to _____________ Medicaid coverage during incarceration.
 
 
25: The guidance clarified that Medicaid coverage is allowed for all of the following individuals except:
 
 
 
 
 
26: Which justice-involved persons should be screened for trauma and provided treatment accordingly?
 
 
 
 
27: A workplace of safety; trust; collaboration; mutual self-help; empowerment; and recognition of culture, gender and historical issues best describes a
 
 
 
 
28: Case management should ________________ in intensity as individuals move from one setting to another.
 
 
29: The most current research has identified eight major risk and need factors associated with committing future crimes including all of the following except:
 
 
 
 
 
30: Research suggests that addressing ____________ of the criminogenic factors reduces recidivism.
 
 
 
 
31: Based on data from the US Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Prison Policy Initiative, African Americans are incarcerated at _______________ the rate that Whites are.
 
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2018 - 9/6/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits.

Free State Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP NO. 6605. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Free State Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Title 42 CFR Part 2:  https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2017-01-18/pdf/2017-00719.pdf

G.M. Rydberg-Cox, MSW, LSCSW is the Continuing Education Director at Free State Social Work and responsible for the development of this course.  She received her Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois-Chicago and she has over 20 years of experience.  She has lived and worked as a social worker in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City.  She currently practices in the area of hospital/medical social work.  The reading materials for this course were developed by another organization.