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MHLP Professor Presents Workshop in Czech Republic

MHLP Professor Presents Workshop in Czech Republic

Roger Peters, PhD, Professor in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy recently provided a workshop for the First Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The workshop entitled: "Addressing Substance Use Disorders within the Justice System" was attended by 34 faculty members, graduate students, and criminal justice professionals. The day-long session focused on approaches for screening, assessment, and diagnosis of substance use disorders within the justice system, and strategies for training policymakers in use of treatment alternatives to incarceration.