Glossaries

Intercept 5

In the Sequential Intercept Model, intercept 5 refers to the point of reentry and opportunities for community-based treatment and support services.

Justice Counts

Justicecounts.org is a website that provides information and resources to advance racial and social justice within the criminal justice system.

Law Enforcement

Law enforcement refers to government agencies and officials responsible for enforcing laws, including policing, investigation, and prosecution of criminal activity.

Laws & Legislation

In criminal justice behavioral health, laws and legislation refer to the rules and regulations that govern the legal framework for addressing behavioral health issues.

Legacy Trauma

Legacy trauma refers to the psychological and emotional impact of historical and systemic trauma experienced by marginalized communities over generations.

Measures for Justice

Measures for Justice is a nonprofit organization that provides data and analysis on criminal justice system performance in the United States.

Mental Health Courts

Mental health courts are specialized diversion court programs that provide treatment and supervision to individuals with mental illness in the criminal justice system.

MOU’s

In criminal justice behavioral health, MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) refers to a formal agreement between agencies outlining shared responsibilities and goals.

Multi-Cultural

Multicultural refers to the recognition and appreciation of diverse cultures and backgrounds in criminal justice behavioral health settings.

Other Programs & Processes

Other programs and processes refer to a range of behavioral health interventions and strategies designed to promote recovery and well-being for individuals and communities.

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