Transitioning Clients from Corrections to The Community
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The program provides information about offenders incarcerated in state of Missouri prisons with Substance Abuse problems and Mental Health disorders. Dr. Nolin will discuss some basic challenges faced by offenders with co-occurring disorders face within the correctional system and upon release into the community and reference some evolving interventions and initiatives being implemented by MoDOC and partnering agencies. The session will review some mechanisms being implemented in order to improve the continuity of care for the offenders. Finally the session will identify to ways for concerned citizens and human services professionals to partner with the Department of Corrections to foster offender success in the community.
Marta Nolin, PhD Marta Nolin is the Assistant Director of the Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services responsible for Substance Abuse Services. She serves on the state steering team and Department of Corrections’ leadership team for the Missouri Re-entry Process. Her diverse professional background includes working as a mental health clinician for many years in psychiatric and academic settings and six years as a college and university administrator in Massachusetts and Ohio. Marta has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from University of Missouri- Columbia.
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
License information for Missouri residents: http://pr.mo.gov/professions.asp