This activity is approved for 2.50 STC credit hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Understanding Behavioral Health Disorders
What Are Behavioral Health Disorders?
Causes of Behavioral Health Disorders
Impact of System Involvement on Symptoms
How Diagnosis Impacts Supervision
Section 3: Common Groups of Behavioral Health Disorders
Common Behavioral Health Disorders
Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Substance Use Disorders
Section 4: Supervising Individuals with Behavioral Health Disorders
Screen and Assess
Collect Information: Potential Sources of Information
Communicate the Expectations
Develop Realistic Case Plans
Address Responsivity Factors
Adjust Supervision Conditions
Communicate with Treatment Providers
Act Quickly Upon Concerns
Respond to Violations
Respond to Success
Section 5: Conclusion
Mrs. Cobb is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Mrs. Cobb has 24 years of experience working in criminal and juvenile justice. She has worked in direct service positions as well as in research, training, and technical assistance capacities. She was the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts; a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives; and a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers.Instructor: Malinda Lamb
Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Malinda Lamb received her PhD in Social Work from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 2005, with the emphasis in mental health. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP), an International Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IAADC) and a Sex Offender Treatment Professional (SOTPI). She has worked in a variety of settings in the Midwest including a forensic psychiatric hospital, county jail and community based corrections judicial district. She has provided direct clinical care and treatment to individuals with mental health, substance use and/or sexually based offenses, however she is now in more of an administrative/oversight capacity. Disclosure: Malinda Lamb has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.