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County Based Strategies Addressing Mental Health, Substance Use and Homelessness for Our Most Vulnerable and Special Needs Population is a Course

County Based Strategies Addressing Mental Health, Substance Use and Homelessness for Our Most Vulnerable and Special Needs Population

Started May 4, 2022
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County Based Strategies Addressing Mental Health, Substance Use and Homelessness for Our Most Vulnerable and Special Needs Population

June 29, 2022    1:00-2:00 PM CST Live on Zoom

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Mike Lozito, Director Judicial Services, Bexar County. Mr. Lozito has over 30 years Criminal Justice experience; as a Pretrial Technician, Youth Services Officer, Parole Officer, Parole Supervisor, Section Director and Regional Director. A large portion of his career was with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He was acknowledged by the Texas Corrections Association as the “Outstanding Adult Corrections Administrator” for 2008. He began his career with Bexar County in June 2010, as the Judicial Support Services Manager responsible for the Pretrial Services Office and Indigent Defense Attorney Appointments. Mr. Lozito has been the Director of Judicial Services since 2011. He is responsible for administering the activities of the Justice Intake and Assessment Center, Pretrial Services Office, The Behavioral Health Department, Jail Population Impact Control Unit, Medical Examiner’s Office, Crime Investigation Laboratory, Court Collections, Problem Solving Courts Programs and the Dispute Resolution Center.

 

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Gilbert Gonzales, Director, Department of Behavioral and Mental Health. Gilbert Gonzales has more than 30 years of experience in the field of substance abuse and mental health, crisis prevention and in treatment provision as a clinician, university faculty, project/program director and policy advisor. He has been responsible for development of program and implementation for community wide jail diversion services. Mr. Gonzales is the first Director for Bexar County’s new Mental Health Department. Gonzales has served as a member of the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Leadership Forum for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Services, the National Stepping Up Initiative, the White House Data Justice Initiative and is an active member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Counties (NACo). He has also served as the Chair of the Justice Committee of the National Association of Community Behavioral Health Disabilities Directors.

CONTINUING EDUCATION STATEMENTS

 CNE:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CSWE:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas   

State Board of Social Worker Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

CME:

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

CEU:

The Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is a provider of continuing education for the following clinical licenses: Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) Counselors.

 

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