Reentry Training, Chicago – Tips, Trends and Innovative Approaches to Re-entry Engagement

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Date(s) - 02/14/2019
9:00 am - 1:30 pm

University of Illinois at Chicago, West Campus


·     Identify current trends in (1) Behavioral Health, (2) LGB returning citizens, (3) HIV+ returning citizens and (4) IDOC projections for inmate release by 2020

·     Explain the connections between recidivist behaviors and mental health diagnoses (realized vs. unrealized)

·     Discuss clinical considerations for enhanced patient assessment

·     Identify barriers to successful reentry

·     Provide creative and practical approaches to Social Work service delivery and client advocacy

This training is for all healthcare professionals, including health educators, mental health providers, substance abuse professionals, social workers, case managers, professional counselors and public health professionals who work directly with the formerly incarcerated. The purpose of this training is to provide education and tools to support healthcare team members working with returning citizens to effectively control their HIV disease and reduce recidivism.

Continuing Education Information: Continuing Education Credits for Nurses and Social Work are provided by Oakton Community College/Alliance for Lifelong Learning/Continuing Education for Health Professionals. Oakton Community College is an approved sponsor of continuing education through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Oakton Community College will provide universal continuing education credits. One universal training hour is equal to one 60-minute clock hours; to receive credit participants must attend the entire activity and complete an evaluation form.

Location: University of Illinois at Chicago, West Campus (address provided upon registration). Parking available, not validated or reimbursed.

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Registration offered at no charge, but closes February 12th, 2019.

Light lunch will be provided.

For questions, or if you need to cancel your registration, please contact Lonnie Kenebrew at 312-996-4429 or