Forensic Social Work CEU Webinar Series Part 2: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System - Cancelled

October 6, 2023

12:00 -1:30pm CST



This course will provide participants an overview of the development of the United States Criminal Justice System and will examine the history of mental health treatment in the United States. Further, this course aims to present barriers to accessing adequate mental health treatment within the penal system. Finally, participants will be informed of practices and resources for individuals who are engaging in the community re-entry process.

Learning Objectives:

  1. After this course, participants will be able to explain the role deinstitutionalization played in the increase in the prison population.
  2. After this course, participants will be able to identify systemic factors that contribute to the inadequacy of mental health treatment for individuals who are incarcerated.
  3. After this course, participants will be able to identify alternate treatment options prior to incarceration, as well as aftercare opportunities for those releasing from state custody.


Jessica Brunner, LICSW

Regional Clinical Supervisor, Spectrum Health Systems

Continuing Education

1.5 CEUs for LCSW/LSW and LCPC/LPC. This session fulfills the Ethics requirement for licensure in the state of Illinois.



This event is a webinar


Registration is $20 for CEU's or $10 without CEU's.



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Registration open through 10/6/2023 10:00 AM Central Time (US & Canada)