Find out how counties are using the Frequent Users Systems Engagement (FUSE) supportive housing model to reduce costs and break the cycle of incarceration and homelessness among individuals with behavioral health needs. Use the resources provided during the webinar to identify ways your county can determine whether this supportive housing model is right for you and how to get started.
· Webinar on: Smart Justice Practices for Counties: Effective Behavioral Health Interventions
County correctional systems are increasingly challenged in their efforts to meet the needs of justice-involved individuals with mental health and substance use issues. However, many counties have implemented strategies that are both cost-effective and offer more appropriate support for these individuals. Learn about promising and successful models for diverting mentally ill individuals into comprehensive crisis care services and supporting the behavioral health needs of ex-offenders reentering the community after incarceration.
· Forum on: Creating Supportive Housing Initiatives in Your County
On June 7-8, 2012, NACo held a one and a half day forum which explored how counties can advance supportive housing initiatives for individuals involved in the criminal justice system. The forum highlighted how the Frequent Users Systems Engagement (FUSE) model and its three essential pillars – data driven problem solving, policy and systems reform, and targeted housing and services – can help communities break the cycle of incarceration and homelessness among individuals with behavioral health needs.
· Webinar on: Diagnosing Your Criminal Justice System - Identifying Approaches, Issues, and Priorities
Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils enable justice system stakeholders to convene to create system improvements. However, when does one know if a problem needs to be fixed? What data informs these decisions, and what do you do when stakeholders disagree? Learn how to diagnose your system, make use of your data, and overcome challenges.
· Webinar on: Kentucky Justice Reform - Enhancing Public Safety and Improving Performance
Find out how Kentucky’s data-driven reforms to the state and local justice systems strengthened probation and parole, and reinvested in community intervention resources.
· Webinar on: Linking Justice Involved Individuals with Supportive Housing
Learn how the Frequent Users Systems Engagement (FUSE) supportive housing model can help break the cycle of incarceration and homelessness among individuals with behavioral health needs.