Process Measures at the Interface Between the Justice System and Behavioral Health: Advancing Practice and Outcomes
Source: Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Mental Health Treatment, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
This paper proposes client and system-level process measures intended to gauge how well the justice and behavioral health treatment systems are collaboratively addressing individuals’ behavioral health needs. Similar process measures within the behavioral health system have been found helpful in advancing access and retention in treatment services.