Webinar: Adults with SMI, Substance Use/Abuse and Corrections - Part 2


  • Date:
    Thursday: January 12, 2012
  • Time:
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    1.0 hour


  • Charlie Bernacchio
    Assistant Professor, Coordinator Rehabilitation Counseling - University of Southern Maine
  • Eileen Burker
    Associate Professor/Director, Rehabilitation Counseling & Psychology- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Jill Houghton
    TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University


**This is the third webinar in the TACE Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities Learning Community Series

This is the Second part of the Adults with SMI, Substance Use/Abuse and Corrections

During this webinar, participants will continue to gain knowledge of co-occurring disorders and become conversant with consequences of criminal background with this population, proven practices and strategies for reentry including work and vocational preparation.

Topics include:

  • Institutional trauma from corrections experience
  • Barriers to re–entry and inclusion
  • Pre-employment preparation– GED, drivers license, vocational
  • Suggestions/ recommendations for rehabilitation counselors
    • Case studies, boundaries– rehabilitation counselors can’t do everything

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar


NOTE: This is the rough unedited version of the transcript

PowerPoint Presentation

Supplementary Materials