AB 109 – Benefits and Outcomes of Pretrial Services
Garry Herceg Director, Office of Pretrial Services for Santa Clara CountyMeghan Guevara, MPH Managing Associate, Crime and Justice Institute
WHEN: April 9, 2014
This webinar will examine what comprises robust pretrial services and discuss their beneficial role in our communities for diverting offenders suffering from mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, or co-occurring disorders from the traditional criminal justice system to treatment services.
Topics will include how to foster collaboration among key stakeholders, conducting and applying risk-based assessments, and making smarter, evidence-based decisions. The webinar will feature the successes and lessons learned from the implementation of pretrial services in Santa Clara County.