January 13 at 12 PM
Poverty, trauma, and untreated mental health conditions often contribute to a vicious cycle of violence, addiction, and criminal activity. Lutheran Social Services has a long history of working with individuals within the correctional system to help break the cycle through counseling, work training and employment, and case management services.
Jay Marchand, CSW-PIP, director of reentry services for the Lutheran Social Services, will share tips and insights for supporting the physical and mental health needs of individuals reentering a community from a correctional facility.
• Identify unmet primary needs by addressing social determinants of health
• Recognize behaviors of those impacted by trauma
• Explain barriers to primary and behavioral health services for those reentering a community