Cross-Systems Mapping. Transforming Services for Persons with Mental Illnesses and/or Substance Abuse Disorders in Contact with the Criminal Justice System. Reinvestment Act Meeting July 24, 2008. Planning and Best Practices. Mark Engelhardt, M.S., ACSW
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Transforming Services for Persons with Mental Illnesses and/or Substance Abuse Disorders in Contact with the Criminal Justice System
Reinvestment Act Meeting
July 24, 2008
FMHI Technical Assistance Center:www.floridatac.org
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Corporation (for RFA):www.samhcorp.org
Policy Research Associates, Inc.:www.prainc.com
Florida Partners in Crisis:www.flpic.org
The Justice Center:http://justicecenter.csg.org
Many of the same people are served in multiple systems:
Other social services
Expensive - high service users, people who cycle and recycle through the system
SOLUTION: Cross-Systems Coordination
Men and women with…
Serious mental illness, and often
Co-occurring substance use disorders
Involved in the criminal justice system
Promote and support recovery
Provide safety and quality of life for all community residents
Keep people out of jail and in treatment
Provide constitutionally adequate treatment in jail
Link to comprehensive, appropriate, and integrated community-based services
GOAL FOR SERVICES:
Community Collaboration + Services Integration =
Cross-Systems Mapping is an activity which depicts contact/flow with the criminal justice system.
Law Enforcement/Emergency Services
Access to Appropriate
Booking/ Initial Appearance
Munetz & Griffin, 2006
Initial Court Appearance
What will happen with the Action Plan & Systems Map?
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