Course Overview

This cross-disciplinary training between service providers and criminal-legal systems intends to increase collaboration, clarify expectations, and improve service delivery in a correctional setting.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (1.5) Nursing (0.0)
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This course is only assignable via your agency.
This course is unavailable for direct enrollment, please contact the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.

Topics Covered

  • Safety
  • Gaining Entry to Correctional Facilities
  • Chain of Command
  • Do’s and Dont’s
  • Behavioral Expectations

Course Objectives

  • Clarify and understand the general guidelines for gaining access to a correctional facility.
  • Understand policy and procedure differences in a correctional facility as opposed to community provider settings.
  • Clarify and understand wait times, service provision, and potential delays.
  • Clarify and understand how to provide services in a correctional setting once access is granted.
  • Clarify and understand what, when, and how to report information to correctional command staff.
  • Understand procedures for ending a session with a consumer.
  • Become educated on how to build relationships with correction staff.
  • Understand challenges that may be encountered providing services in correctional settings.
  • Become educated on must-know information for auxiliary service providers.

What People Are Saying

It was convenient and I was able to go at a pace in which I feel comfortable learning.

- Delana H.