Aug 19: Effective Follow-up for Engaging Individuals in Services and Recovery GAINS Center Webinar

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Part 3: Effective Early Diversion Follow-up for Engaging Individuals in Services and Recovery 

Advancing Early Diversion Summer Series 

August 19, 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Many early diversion programs experience challenges around engaging individuals in services following the warm hand-off to mental health professionals. Early diversion programs have employed follow-up engagement strategies led by a variety of professionals, including law enforcement officers, emergency medical services, mental health professionals, and peer support specialists. This webinar will examine follow-up strategies implemented in several jurisdictions to improve treatment engagement.


  • Wanda Jofre, L.C.S.W., Connecticut Mental Health Center (New Haven)

  • Mike Fumiatti, New Haven Police Department

  • Teresa Pemberton, L.M.F.T., San Luis Obispo (California) County Behavioral Health Department

  • Toby DePew, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office

  • Lorena Cramins, L.P.T., San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department

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Join the Presenters After the Webinar for a Discussion Group!

August 19, 2019, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

This webinar will include a unique opportunity to ask targeted questions to the webinar presenters in a small discussion group immediately following the webinar.Take advantage of having subject-matter experts and local practitioners on the line to answer your questions and provide virtual technical assistance related to your work. The discussion group will be capped to allow specific questions to be answered in full. Registration for the discussion group is required for participation.


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