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Alternatives to Incarceration for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For at least the last decade, criminal justice policymakers and practitioners have been testing “Alternatives to Incarceration” as a way to ease jail overcrowding, meet the needs of people in a mental health crisis, provide access to services for a variety of behavioral health issues, and to keep families intact while the accused is going through due process, to name a few.

This webinar explores the evolution of these efforts, with a specific focus on the latest crisis facing our criminal justice and public health systems: The Opioid Overdose crisis. We will look at several models of police and prosecutorial diversion/deflection that have proven to be effective in the battle against this crisis.


The webinar will:
1) Review framing concepts of alternatives to incarceration and pre-arrest diversion 
2) Present various ways law enforcement and prosecutors are responding to substance use disorders, particularly in the fact of the opioid crisis

3) Discuss benefits of such initiatives in reducing recidivism

5) Present a basic framework for creating a diversion program
**REGISTER: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7900372958878887682

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7900372958878887682

Our Partners

Pennsylvania Medical Society
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
DEA 360 Strategy
Pennsylvania Dental Association