NACo Hosts Stepping Up Initiative Webinar
May 4, 2017
The National Association of Counties (NACo) Stepping Up Initiative partners will host a webinar on establishing baseline data for mentally ill jail populations next week. The webinar, Thursday, May 11 at 11:00 a.m., will feature key strategies for establishing baseline data as well as highlight where some of the best opportunities exist to reduce mentally ill jail populations and provide measurable benchmarks of progress.
On the webinar, a national expert will provide an overview of the four data measures from the Six Questions report: admissions, average length of stay, community connections and recidivism. Also, county officials will share how they are calculating data across these four measures and utilizing this information to advance their Stepping Up efforts. To register for the webinar, please click here.
As a follow-up to the baseline data webinar on Thursday, May 11, NACo will host a baseline data Technical Assistance Call on Wednesday, May 17 at 11:00 am. For additional information and to register for the call, please click here.