Mental Health & Criminal Justice Summit

Friday, March 6, 2020

Indianapolis Marriott North

3645 River Crossing Pkwy, Indianapolis

Each year, NAMI Indiana pulls together a diverse group of leaders from the criminal justice field to provide education and new tools for professionals. The Mental Health and Criminal Justice Summit creates significant and positive changes in policies within Indiana's criminal justice system.

Registration is open!

"NAMI Indiana has proven itself to be a great convener on these issues and a leader in fostering collaboration" - Summit attendee

"Looking forward to what I consider to be the most educational conference in the area because of the quality of the presenters and their credentials. Keep up the good work." - Summit exhibitor

There are a limited number of scholarships available for individuals living with mental illness or their family members to attend the Summit. If you meet that criteria and are interested in applying for a scholarship, please contact Marianne Halbert


Topics include:

  • The Neuro Diagnostic Institute: Results to date
  • Officer Wellness - Stopping the Stigma - A Personal Journey
  • A Mental Health Probation Model
  • IDOC's Transitional Healthcare Department
  • CareSource's Re-Entry Pilot
  • Suicide Prevention Utilizing the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale
  • Living with Mental Illness, Police Encounters, and Relationships of Power: A Critical Phenomenological Study and Emerging Findings
  • Veterans Treatment Courts as a working example of client-centered programming

Continuing Education for Professionals

Registration to the Summit includes breakfast and lunch, continuing education credits (CEU, ILEA, and CLE/NLS), access to all exhibitors, as well as networking opportunities, plenary sessions, and workshops.

  • 1.3 hours of CLE & 3.5 hours of NLS (non-legal subject matter) credit hours (for a total of 4.8 credit hours) for attorneys and judges has been approved by the Indiana Office of Admissions and Continuing Education.
  • 5.25 CEU hours for social workers, therapists, and counselors. (“The Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board has approved this organization to provide Category I Continuing Education for L.S.W., L.C.S.W., L.M.F.T., L.M.H.C., L.A.C, and L.C.A.C.")
  • 5.25 ILEA credits for law enforcement
  • 5.25 CEU hours for Certified Recovery Specialists

Registration is now open!

Indianapolis Marriott North

Secure your stay at the group rate by February 20, 2020. Visit the NAMI Indiana hotel booking website.

Thanks to Our Generous 2020 Sponsors