Comprehensive Treatment Court: A Jail Diversion Model to Break the Institutional Cycle
Date & Time
Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:05 PM - 2:05 PM
Brittany Elkins
Comprehensive Treatment Court (CTC) is a diversion program within the Florida’s Twelfth Judicial Circuit’s, Mental Health Court. CTC is offered on a voluntary basis to Sarasota County residents who have been charged with a qualifying criminal misdemeanor offense and suffer from serious mental illness (SMI). CTC has recently expanded services to include low-level felony offenders. The program is a collaborative effort between the judicial system, Centerstone of Florida (a behavioral health agency) and community partners. Most CTC participants are unable to fulfill their basic needs, suffer from homelessness, untreated mental illness, and have limited to no social support. The provided presentation will describe the added difficulties for tho
Location Name
Mockingbird Theatre
Session Type
Breakout Session
Available for Credit
Approved for CEs