Substance Abuse Community: Helping Women Re-enter The Community After Incarceration
$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning
IAODAPCA CE Credit for Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, CODP I or II, PCGC II, CCJP I or II, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, CPRS I or II, MAATP I or II, CFPP II, GCE, CVSS II
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CE Course Description
Research indicates that, as of 2016, over 1.2 million women in the United States were incarcerated in prison or jail, on probation, or on parole. Research also indicates that when women are released from jail or prison, they are often ill-prepared to reencounter and address the serious problems they faced prior to incarceration. As a result, health care professionals are being asked to become familiar with practices that may support a woman’s transition from a correctional facility to the community. This course provides an overview of topics and practices for serving women who are reentering the community after a period of incarceration. Additionally, this course is intended to increase knowledge of specific issues that women often face during reentry and to provide relevant resources to health care professionals who can help them succeed.
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- Zeng, Z. (2018). Jail inmates in 2016 (Report No. NCJ 251210). Retrieved from http://www.bjs.gov/index. cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=6186
- Cross, C. (2016). Reentering survivors: Invisible at the intersection of the criminal legal system and the domestic violence movem
CE Course Objectives
- Identify methods to address substance use disorders, while obtaining insight into how to build links to mental health care.
- Distinguish methods to address physical and reproductive health care.
- Examine culturally competent and trauma-informed services.
- Integrate the necessary practices and resources to build healthy, trusting relationships as well as help patients reestablish family relationships, and increase self-efficacy.
CE Outline with Main Points
- Introduction: The Issue
- Identify Critical Reentry Needs
- Address Substance Use Disorders
- Connect to Mental Health Care Services
- Address Physical and Reproductive Health Care
- Provide Culturally Competent Services
- Provide Trauma-informed Services
- Build Healthy, Trusting Relationships
- Reestablish Family Relationships
- Facilitate Payment of Justice System Fines and Fees
- Increase Self-efficacy Through Certified Perr Specialists
- End Notes
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Added On: 2020-04-01