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MHLP Welcomes UNI Faculty Collaborators from Paraguay

MHLP Welcomes UNI Faculty Collaborators from Paraguay

Dr. Roger Peters from the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy recently hosted Drs. Graciela Barreto Castro and Cecilia Munoz Perez from Universidad Catolica in Asuncion, Paraguay as part of a USF UNI grant project entitled: "Examining Treatment Needs and Alternatives to Incarceration among Substance-Involved Women in the Justice System". The visit included a colloquium, a webinar, work to complete a UNI-supported investigation of women's substance abuse treatment needs in Paraguayan prisons, and site visits to a Florida women's prison, and treatment programs operated by ACTS, DACCO, Gracepoint, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, and Florida's Thirteenth Circuit Court in Tampa.