Event Calendar

Monday, June 3, 2019

AJA Summit on Persons Suffering From Mental Illness in the Jail Environment

Start Date: 6/3/2019 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 6/6/2019 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus, Room: TBA


Organization Name: American Jail Association

Contact:
Katrina Seabright
Email: training@aja.org
Phone: 3018572620

AJA Summit on Persons Suffering From Mental Illness in the Jail Environment

Lead Facilitator/Instructor: Dr. Mark Foxall 

Jails have become the largest de facto mental health facility in many jurisdictions and are tracking more comorbidity inmates than ever before. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 2 million people with mental illnesses are booked into jail custody each year. At the conclusion of this summit, participants can recognize the dynamic issues related to the mental health crisis, gain knowledge from experts in the field, and determine which strategies would be most applicable to their current work in corrections.

Who Should Attend?
There is something for professionals at every rank and experience level. 

Registration Fees: $545 Members   $595 Non-Members

A minimum number of participants are needed to hold our seminars. You may cancel up to five business days prior to the Professional Development Seminar. No refunds will be given for cancellations received five or less business days before the class. All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee. Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or e-mail. Substitutions will be acceptable. “No Shows” will be charged at the applicable rate.

It is strongly recommended that participants DO NOT purchase airline tickets without first contacting AJA to confirm program availability. Seminars begin at 8:00 AM and usually go until 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted).

Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Omaha Aksarben Village
6737 Francis St.
Omaha, NE 68106
Rate: $107.00 (plus 18.16 percent tax)
Reservations: (402) 334-4441
Complimentary shuttle will be provided from hotel



        




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