WATER & OIL – INCARCERATION & MENTAL HEALTH – Live Teleconference Call Workshop (2.5 In-Person CEU’S)

May 8, 2020 @ 8:30am - 11:00am

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Keynote Speaker:  Jennifer Grube, L.C.S.W.

This premier workshop offers an opportunity to discuss & explore true-to-life examples of the delivery of mental health services within prisons.

FACTS:

  • Over a quarter million mentally ill are incarcerated in prison or jail.
  • The mentally ill are more likely than others to be in prison for a violent offense.
  • Nearly 6 in 10 mentally ill offenders reported they were under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of their current offense. [US Department of Justice].
  • Adult correctional systems supervised an estimated 6,851,000 persons at year end 2014, about 52,200 fewer offenders than at year end 2013.
  • Approximately 1 in 36 adults (or 2.8% of adults in the United States) was under some form of correctional supervision at year end 2014, the lowest rate since 1996.
  • The correctional population has declined by an annual average of 1.0% since 2007.
  • The community supervision population (down 1.0%) continued to decline during 2014, accounting for all of the decrease in the correctional population.
  • The incarcerated population (up 1,900) slightly increased during 2014.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES:

To review the psychopathology associated with anti-social personalities and criminal minds through the review of real life scenarios & research.

To discuss challenges associated with the delivery of mental health services within prison systems.

To provide an overview of safety and security protocol utilized by officials working with prison populations.

Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors, Caseworkers & other Professionals or community members earn PA-NASW credentialed Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).


Toll free conference call number & workshop details will be emailed to individual registrants the evening prior to the workshop.


NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop  where 2.5 CEs  are approved for this course.  NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36).

The PA State Board of Nurses recognizes NASW-PA Chapter as an approved professional,/provider, state agency and/or affiliate and recognizes the CE’s associated with their sponsored events/workshops. Nursing Code 21.134 for continuing education sources.

The National Association of Social Workers – PA Chapter CEU Fees are included in your registration.

This unique workshop is being presented on behalf of and in support of an end to child abuse and a % of proceeds will be donated to the charity by founder, Ms. Grube. This PA 501-c-3 is named F.A.C.E.S. Faith, Accountability, Community, Education and Services.  For more information, go to https://www.f-a-c-e-s.org

***Refund Policy: If unable to attend a pre-paid workshop, two options are available: 1) A 100% cash credit toward the registration fee for a future workshop in the same calendar year or  2) A 50% refund for the pre-paid registration.***

Inquiries?  844-JGRUBE4 (844-547-8234)

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Date: May 8, 2020

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WATER & OIL – INCARCERATION & MENTAL HEALTH – Live Teleconference Call Workshop (2.5 In-Person CEU’S)