7th Annual SIM Conference
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About the Event
7th Annual Sequential Intercept Model (SIM) Conference: Veterans, Criminal Justice System & Disparities.About this Event
Thank you for joining us for the 7th Annual Sequential Intercept Model (SIM) Conference: Veterans, Criminal Justice System & Disparities.
PLEASE READ!!! ONLY SELECT ONE TICKET!!
Part of this conference will involve small group discussions. To facilitate this process, we request that you select one of the following three Intercept Groups you believe your work is mostly closely aligned with, and if your work overlaps several, select the one you feel best able to contribute most meaningfully.
Intercept 0 & Intercept 1
Goal: Connects people to treatment and services instead of arrest.
Members include: Law Enforcement and Crisis Services, Behavioral Health staff
Join this group if you are a police officer, dispatcher, behavioral health provider, or crisis practitioner who respond to individuals in crisis, triage cases and can bring people to programs instead of jail.
Intercept 2 & Intercept 3
Goal: Diversion to community-based programs from initial hearing through jail.
Members include: Legal counsel, problem solving court staff, local detention staff, wardens, correctional officers, behavioral health staff based in detention centers.
Join this group if you are part of the court system, treatment court programs, detention or prison staff, behavioral health worker in the jail, pre-trial supervision-based programs.
Intercept 4 & Intercept 5
Goal: Supported re-entry back into community after jail or prison by linking to services and criminal justice supervision with added support.
Members include: Re-Entry and Community Corrections (probation agents), peer support, community behavioral health providers, benefits workers.
Join this group if you work to help people transition from jail back into the community, work with medication assisted treatment programs, recovery housing, community supervision, benefits programs, housing, and behavioral health.
Honorable Melvin Jews
Presiding Judge of Dorchester District Court
Oversees Problem Solving Court
Latasha Nichols, MPA, ICM Fellow
Problem-Solving Court Coordinator
District Court for Dorchester County
Outreach and Education Lead, Maryland's Commitment to Veterans
MDH - Behavioral Health Administration
Sharon T. Egerson
Local Veteran Employer Representative/
Disable Veteran Outreach Program Specialist III
Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning
Maryland Department of Labor
Lisa R. Coles, LCSW-C
US Dept Of Veterans Affairs
HCHV Supervisor/GPD Liaison
Chief Operating Officer
St. James Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) Program