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Addressing the needs of young adults in transition with justice system involvement

July 03, 2014

Network partner in all things good – Creating Community Solutions – is offering a timely webinar that will focus on how communities can develop strategies to meet the needs of young adults in transition with justice system involvement. Speakers will discuss how this population crosses over many related systems and issues (i.e. housing, education, transitions between adult and juvenile systems, and accessing supportive services). Topics will include strategies to assess and address the mental health problems that youth/ young adults are facing and best practices in providing services to this population.

Panelists:

  • Wendie Veloz, (Facilitator) SAMHSA- National Dialogue on Mental Health Staff Lead/Public Health Advisor
  • Eric Lulow, SAMHSA Children’s Mental Health Initiative- Public Health Advisor
  • Jim Saintgermain, Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow (PLOT)
  • Christian Mitchell, Massachusetts’ Department Youth Service- Boston Juvenile Re-Entry Initiative District Manager
  • John Coppola, Maryland Healthy Transitions Initiative- State Director

Date: July 11, 2014  2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern

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