Responding Effectively to PeopleWho Live with Mental Illnesses
This session, presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota), provides information to help criminal justice staff recognize and respond to people who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness. The session offers:
Anna McLafferty, MPP, Criminal Justice Director: Anna leads NAMI Minnesota’s juvenile and criminal justice work. NAMI Minnesota seeks to effect positive change to reduce juvenile and criminal justice contact for people who live with mental illnesses. NAMI advocates for a wide variety of policies and practices, such as school-linked mental health services; evidence-based alternatives to zero-tolerance policies in schools; crisis intervention team (CIT) training for law enforcement and corrections officers; mental health courts; jail and prison release planning; and collaboration between mental health providers and probation agencies. Before joining NAMI Minnesota, Anna consulted for the California HealthCare Foundation and was health policy project manager for the Center for Governmental Studies in Los Angeles. Anna received a Master of Public Policy from the UCLA School of Public Affairs. email@example.com
Online Registrations will be given first priority.
Trainings are free to all current MCCA members.
If you are currently a MCCA member, please go to mnmcca.com to sign in and register for the training. If you are currently not a member, please sign-up at mnmcca.com for a membership, a training fee of $30 will be owed. This annual investment pays for one year of monthly trainings sessions and your membership to MCCA.
Questions can be directed to Dani Harrington, Director of Membership firstname.lastname@example.org.
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