Module 3: The Mental Health Court Team

Module 3: The Mental Health Court Team describes who does what on the mental health court team, and provides suggestions for ensuring effective collaboration.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the core mental health court team members
  2. Identify ethical issues that mental health courts present for yourself and other team members
  3. Develop approaches for handling conflict within your mental health court team

Prep Work

Prep Work

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

Presentation

Presentation

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

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Quiz

Presentation

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

Activities Guide

Presentation

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

Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Suggests further reading—including articles, books, and examples of programs—to supplement what you’ve learned in this module.