The training is designed to introduce providers to the Supervised
Diversionary Program and the Statutory
requirements needed to conduct and submit the final assessment report to the
behavioral health services clinical staff means the persons responsible to conduct an assessment of an applicant
for the supervised diversionary program to determine if such person meets
clinical eligibility criteria.
Diversionary Program means
the pretrial diversionary program for persons with a psychiatric
disability or for veterans with a mental health condition that is amenable
II. Course Description
A. Instructor: Thomas J. Canny. Mr. Canny is
responsible for administrative oversight of the supervised diversionary program
(SDP) for the Judicial Branch, Court Support Services Division.
A. Goal: To prepare adult behavioral health
services clinical staff to conduct supervised diversionary program (SDP) eligibility
- Length: 2 hours.
- Method: PowerPoint presentation
- Content: The training reviews the statutory
eligibility for the SDP; the assessment process, including the elements of
eligibility, consultation with outside agencies, and, if eligible,
treatment plan format; information about the supervision of clients
accepted into the program; and program outcomes.