7th Annual SIM Conference


The 7th Annual SIM Conference focusing
on Veterans and the Criminal Justice System Intercepts & Disparities was a tremendous success.


For those interested in continuing the conversation in our April Forensic Workgroup on April 16 at 9:00 a.m., please contact Akima Copper, Forensic Mental Health Case Specialist at acopper@midshorebehavioralhealth.org

Slide Presentations - 2021 SIM Conference

2021 Conference Speakers

Please click on the linked presentation name to download the files.

​​ 2021 SIM Conference Recording & Presentations

SPEAKERS INCLUDE (click hyperlinked names for more info):


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


David Galloway

Western RRC

Outreach and Education Lead, Maryland's Commitment to Veterans

MDH - Behavioral Health Administration


Sharon T. Egerson

Local Veteran Employer Representative/

Disabled 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


Loré Chambers, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer

St. James Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) Program

Salisbury, MD