10/11 – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Interventions: “What You Need to Know Now” 5:30 pm – MoCo Bar Association CLE

10/11 – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Interventions: “What You Need to Know Now” 5:30 pm – MoCo Bar Association CLE

What you Need to Know to Best Help Your Client Now

Speakers: Mary Atwater, Psy.D, LLC, Licensed Psychologist, Executive Coach, Athena Morrow, LCPC Manager Behavioral Health & Crisis Services; and Honorable Marina Sabett, District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County.

Competency, Not Criminally Responsible, Mental Health Court, Involuntary Admission, Emergency Petition, Advance Directives for Mental Health, FACT team, JCAP, 8-507 Orders, etc. are all concepts/terms with which you may be familiar. The question is, however, how might these things apply to your client, and why are they important to consider? Also, what are the warning signs that your client might be suffering from mental health and/or addiction issues? Where do you and your clients turn? This panel will provide some practical information on dealing with your client’s mental health issues both from a legal standpoint and for general health and wellness.

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