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Public Safety Through Treatment: A New Direction for County Corrections

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Greenfield, MA Public Safety Through Treatment: A New Direction for County Corrections Levin Schwartz, LICSW SOCIAL WORK VOICE | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 11 Amid a national opioid epidemic, the political context continues to lean toward the over incarceration of people struggling with addiction and mental health. Typically, people are sent to facilities ill-equipped to intervene… Continue reading Public Safety Through Treatment: A New Direction for County Corrections

Reflections on clinical reentry programs behind the walls

DBT and ACT in a Correctional Facility My team has taken great strides in the past five years and I am continuously impressed and motivated by both my colleagues and the complexity of our pursuit; reducing recidivism by enhancing our client’s capacities to attain, make stronger, and generalize the skills they need in-order to pursue… Continue reading Reflections on clinical reentry programs behind the walls