CORRECTIONS & MENTAL HEALTH | 2.5 CEU’S | Independent Home Study


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Curriculum Developed By:   Jennifer Grube, L.C.S.W.

This unique workshop offers an opportunity to explore challenges associated with the delivery of mental health treatment within correctional facilities.


  • 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.


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

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

To realize how safety and security protocol is utilized by correctional officials.

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

Workshop details will be emailed to individual registrants.

NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop  where 2.5 CEUs  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

***Refund Policy: No refunds available for Independent/Home Study programs.***

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

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PA-NASW Member (includes CEU Fees) ($89.99), PA-NASW Non-Member (includes CEU Fees) ($99.99), General Registration (no CEU's) ($79.00)

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