Advancing Prosecutor-led Behavioral Health Diversion [WEBINAR]
Source: CSG Justice Center
Resource Type: Video or Multimedia
Focus Population: People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Juvenile Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System
This webinar will describe some of the unique benefits of and challenges to developing these specialized diversion programs. Participants will also discuss best practices in program implementation, such as developing eligibility standards, establishing candidate screening protocols, and setting treatment conditions. Prosecutors from the Second Judicial District in Arkansas—a current Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program grantee—and the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office will share their own experiences with behavioral health diversion, including its importance for prosecutors and lessons learned.