Psychosocial Characteristics of Persons Seen in a Rural Mental Health Court Clinic – 2019-11-05

A presentation of preliminary findings from the implementation of a rural Mental Health Court Clinic (MHCC) established in January 2018. The MHCC caters to the mental health treatment needs of persons going through the court system. This presentation will describe the psychosocial correlates of clinic participants, the clinic process, organizational characteristics and challenges of an innovative restorative community justice intervention.

Presenters: Dr. AG Ahmed, Krista Biccum, Stacey Shanks, Shawn Souder, Ute White