Module 2: Your Community, Your Mental Health Court
Module 2: Your Community, Your Mental Health Court identifies ways to tailor your mental health court program to your community’s unique needs and resources.
- Identify local- and state-level stakeholders who should help plan your mental health court
- Articulate common mental health court goals and ways of measuring these goals
- Understand how to build on local resources and priorities to shape your program
Provides background reading to introduce you to the topics discussed in this module. All resources are available for free online. You will need access to a computer to complete this step. Estimated completion time: 30 minutes
Covers the key concepts of this module in depth and teaches you everything you need to know to complete the module’s Activities Guide. Presentations consist of 35-45 slides. You will need access to a computer to complete this step. Estimated completion time: 45-60 minutes
Reinforces your knowledge of the concepts you learned in the module. You will need access to a computer to complete this step. Estimated completion time: 10 minutes
Gives you an opportunity to apply the knowledge you acquired from this module’s Prep Work and Presentation and develop resources and processes tailored to your program. You will view videos of an actual court team, discuss issues with your teammates, complete worksheets, and more. Some of the Activities will be completed on your own and others as a group. You may want to print the Activities Guide, although you will also need access to a computer (with Adobe Flash Player installed) to view the accompanying videos. Estimated completion time: 2-3 hours
Suggests further reading—including articles, books, and examples of programs—to supplement what you’ve learned in this module.