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NAMI's Tips for Getting an Insurer to Cover Mental Health Treatment

Dealing with your insurance company to get mental health treatment covered can be confusing and complicated. I work at a law firm that represents people with mental health conditions when their health plans refuse to pay for treatment.…

COVID Spreads through Psych Wards Nationwide

https://www.medpagetoday.com/psychiatry/generalpsychiatry/89001?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2020-10-08&eun=g1418688d0r&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Headlines%20Top%20Cat%20HeC%20%202020-10-08&utm_term=NL…
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Inside Innocence: Mental Health and Wellness - June 12 at 11 AM

Join the Innocence Project of Florida for a morning chat with friend and client Dean McKee and his wife, Danie McKee, as we dive into stress management, mental health, and finding a balance amid the chaos in order to be our best selves. IPF…
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Online Course: Intellectual Disability in Capital Cases

It is our mission to ensure that no one with intellectual disability is ever executed. We are dedicated to equipping all members of the capital defense team with the tools needed to discover, investigate, and effectively litigate intellectual…

Social Worker Meet Up - May 21 at 12 PM

Please join us for our second social worker meet-up to discuss the issues you shared in the survey, such as current practices and standards concerning client advocacy and representation in your jurisdictions, how to better work with your teams,…
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Public Defender Robert Wesley Hosts PD9's Spring Training 2020

Last week, Robert Wesley, Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, hosted PD9's 2020 Spring Training in Orlando, Florida. Videos of the presentations can be viewed below. PTSD and Application in Criminal Court from an Expert's…
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Introducing Veterans and Service Members to Mindfulness

In this free 90 minute webinar, participants will learn more about mindfulness-based interventions and their possible uses as adjunctive treatments to foster psychological resilience and address post-traumatic stress in Service members and Veterans.…
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Leveraging Telehealth for Justice-Involved Individuals: Expanding Access to Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Many communities are adopting telehealth as one way to address gaps in access to treatment for mental and substance use disorders for justice-involved populations. This webinar hosted by SAMHSA’s GAINS Center will present ways to incorporate…
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PD9 and GCD Host Capital Defense Conference in Orlando: Telling the Client's Story

The Georgia Capital Defenders had scheduled a great October CLE program in Savannah captioned “Telling the Client’s Story,” but had complications which prevented them from going forward. We contacted GCD and offered to put on their program…
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Solitary Confinement: Legal and Scientific Issues for Children and Young Adults

Scientific research continues to document the impact of solitary confinement on the developing brains of children and young adults. Such confinement can occasion irreversible, even fatal outcomes while producing no consistently positive effects…