Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office staff to serve as panelists at symposium about mental illness in the criminal system.
Dr. Christine Negendank, the forensic psychiatrist at the Sheriff’s Office, and Chief Deputy Rick Kaledas of the Sheriff’s Office will serve as panelists at a one-day conference, “The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Turning Patients into Inmates ~ February 8, 2013 ~ Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
The symposium will examine issues associated with how mental illness is treated and discussed within the criminal justice system. Panelists will speak from their perspectives on mental illness in the criminal system and any problems, conflicts, or considerations related to that subject.
For more information and to register for this one-day conference please click on the link below: