Alternatives to Police
The 2022 Law & Mental Health Conference will be held in cooperation with the Alternative Mobile Services Association on Alternatives to Police – February 1 & 2, 2021 – digital and online to save both time and money.
Early Bird registration for the conference will open October 1, 2021.
Ebony Morgan is a nurse and the Program Coordinator of CAHOOTS Mobile Street Response in Eugene, Oregon.
CAHOOTS is a mobile crisis response team that receives calls diverted from emergency services. CAHOOTS works with people in crisis from mental health issues, addiction, and homelessness. Team members of CAHOOTS de-escalate crisis situations and provide trauma-informed, client-centered care. CAHOOTS has been in operation in Eugene for more than 30 years.
SCHEDULED SESSION SPEAKERS
- Ebony Morgan, RN ~ CAHOOTS Program Coordinator
- Laurel Lisovskis, LCSW ~ CAHOOTS Clinical Supervision Coordinator
- Eric Rafla-Yuan, MD ~ American Psychiatric Association Jeanne Spurlock Congressional Fellow at U.S. House of Representatives
- Taleed El-Sabawi, JD, PhD ~ Assistant Professor of Law at Elon University School of Law & Scholar at O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
- Ken “Khensu” Carter, MD ~ President of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
- Paul Pazen ~ Denver Chief of Police
- Kaia Sands ~ Executive Director of Street Roots
Conference sessions will include presentations from currently operating mobile services and new services in the launching phase, with detailed information about data collection, contracting, staffing, integration with emergency services and law enforcement, innovation and inspiration.
Continuing education credits will be available nationally through the National Association of Social Workers and for members of law enforcement through the Oregon Department of Public Safety and Standards Training.