COR 4.13.21: Advocacy & Collaborative Care for Justice Involved Youth
This session will provide insight into the knowledge and support resources that can lead to well informed approaches in early intervention including an awareness of the “public safety and court environment and vocabulary” regarding behaviors that have or may led/lead to involvement with the justice system. In addition, psycho-social and behavioral risk factors that may lead to youth involvement in the justice system will be discussed. Lastly, an overview of the types of available specialized community resources and placement options will be covered.
Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses specializing in Primary Care and Pediatrics.
After participating in this session, the learner should be better able to:
- Identify risk factors for Justice System Involvement
- Describe key elements of Justice System
- Identify community and system-based prevention and intervention resources
This is a live webinar hosted via the WebEx platform
Michael C. Cerullo, Jr., MS, LMHC
Mike Cerullo is a Licensed Psychotherapist in private practice serving the mental health and well-being needs of adolescent, emerging adult and mid-life males.
A life-long Rhode Islander, he graduated LaSalle Academy in 1960, attended Brown University, and after a career in sales and marketing, earned a Masters Degree in Human Development, Counseling and Family Studies at the University of Rhode Island (1990). He is also a former member of the Exeter Town Council and the Washington County Regional Planning Council.
Mike is a nationally certified trainer in both Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid, the internationally recognized program for educators, youth workers, police, first responders and veterans. He has also conducted continuing education and in-service training workshops on Adolescent Mental Health; Marijuana Issues and Addiction for the Rhode Island College Graduate School of Social Work; the RI State Police; the RI Department of Children Youth & Families (DCYF) and the RI Family Court.
He was a principal investigator for the Mental Health Association of RI’s Survey, Community and Stakeholder Perceptions of the Rhode Island Criminal Justice System’s Interactions with Persons with Mental Illness.
Since 1990, he has managed a homeless shelter; provided home based treatment in inner city settings; and, for 10 years, served as a consulting clinician at an Eckerd Family Services Wilderness Camp and a Phoenix House Adolescent Rehab program.
He has conducted or supervised more than 350 Diagnostic Assessments and Parent Child Evaluations for DCYF and the RI Family Court.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 1.25 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.25 APAThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
- 1.25 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.