Interaction between Substance Abuse and Other Self-destructive Behaviors
Thursday, June 26 at 9:30 AM CDT
This webconference will provide a brief overview of correctional substance abuse programs in Missouri, discuss the interaction between substance abuse and other self-destructive behavior, and present an application of a stage of change approach for substance abuse to risk potential identification for self-destructive behavior among offenders. Marta Nolin, PhD, will present this one-hour preview of just one of the sessions of a full day live program entitled Suicide in Jails & Prisons: Prevention – Intervention – Legal Issues. Information about the live version of this program is available via this link.
Program Presenter: Marta Nolin, PhD is the Assistant Director of the Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services for the Missouri Department of Corrections responsible for Substance Abuse Services. Along with coordinating substance abuse services, her section has oversight of institutional and community substance abuse treatment for offenders. She serves on the Missouri Steering Team. Her diverse professional background includes working as a mental health clinician in psychiatric and academic settings, college teaching in psychology and women’s studies, and a college and university administrator in Massachusetts and Ohio. Dr. Nolin has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from University of Missouri – Columbia.