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Innovative Uses of Technology to Address the Needs of Justice-Involved Persons with Behavioral Health Issues (2016)

"The Sequential Intercept Model (SIM) serves as a vital conceptual framework for communities seeking to enhance the synergy between the criminal justice and mental health sectors. With a focus on intervention points, SIM delineates five critical stages: law enforcement, initial detention, judicial processes, reentry, and community supervision. Numerous U.S. counties have embraced Sequential Intercept Mapping (SIM) as a collaborative strategic tool for optimizing service delivery. By fostering stakeholder engagement and identifying strengths and weaknesses from prearrest to re-entry, SIM facilitates the development of robust care systems at the intersection of mental health and criminal justice."

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