ADULT MENTAL HEALTH COURT/FORENSICS
The Mental Health Court team consists of case managers, clinicians and management who provide mental health treatment services and support services to adult mentally ill offenders who have co-occurring disorders (a primary diagnosis of mental illness and a secondary substance abuse disorder) in a post-booking, out-of-custody, formal probation setting. These services include assessment, outpatient therapy, treatment groups, psychological evaluations, crisis services and linkages to housing, jobs, medical and family services. This is a collaborative partnership with the Probation Agency, Behavioral Health Department, District Attorney, Public Defender and the Sheriff’s Department.
The Forensics team consists of case management and clinical assessment regarding competency and the restoration of competency. This includes providing comprehensive forensic mental health assessments and treatment, counseling, competency training, mental health symptom management, skills and community support.