An example of a concurrent disorder is a condition where a person experiences both mental illness and a substance abuse disorder. The Peterborough Community Support Court is a justice and treatment partnership which adopts strategies aimed at reducing crime and enhancing individual and community well being by promoting and facilitating the holistic rehabilitation of criminal defendants experiencing both a mental illness and a substance abuse disorder. Experienced practitioners will explain the mechanics, challenges and successes of this approach.
- Julia Bakker, Justice Service Worker, CMHA
- Kate Bertrand, Justice Service Worker, Four Counties Addictions Services (4Cast)
- Kelly Eberhard, Assistant Crown Peterborough
- Bakhtawar Riaz, Justice Service Worker, Elizabeth Fry
Register in advance at https://www.justicetreatment.org. Click on events for either AJTP or IATCP. Click on Event date. Click on Register.