CMS Behavioral Health Director to Present at Correctional Mental Health Conferences
Dr. Mark C. Fleming of Correctional Medical Services, Inc. leads sessions at MHCC and NCCHC
March 2, 2011 - PRLog -- Mark C. Fleming, PhD, Director of Behavioral Health Services – Correctional Medical, Inc. (CMS), will present at both the Mental Health in Corrections Conference (MHCC) in Chicago and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Updates in Correctional Health Care conference in Phoenix. CMS is the nation’s leading provider of correctional healthcare services.
At the MHCC 2011 Conference, Fleming will conduct a workshop entitled “Behavioral Health Challenges and Solutions for Prisoner Reentry.” The presentation will increase participants’
“Successful reentry into society for inmates with mental illnesses is fraught with challenges,”
Fleming will also present at the NCCHC Updates in Correctional Health Care conference in Phoenix. The presentation is entitled, “Infusing Multi-Cultural Awareness into Correctional Mental Health.” The workshop is designed to help correctional mental health staff integrate cultural markers such as race, gender identity and sexual identity into successful strategies for better delivery of mental health services.
“My presentation at the NCCHC Updates conference will help clinicians better understand how cultural context affects their patients as well as themselves,”
The MHCC 2011 Conference takes place April 19-20 in Chicago, Ill. In addition, the NCCHC Updates conference occurs May 21-24 in Phoenix, Ariz.
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About Correctional Medical Services, Inc (CMS)
Correctional Medical Services, Inc. (CMS), a national leader in correctional healthcare services, provides comprehensive, accountable, cost-effective services to correctional systems. CMS delivers a full suite of medical, dental, pharmacy and mental health services to nearly 280,000 incarcerated individuals in 19 states. Learn more at http://www.cmsstl.com/