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Using the Sequential Intercept Model to Address Disparities that Lead to Incarceration

December 1, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Thank you to The Maryland Foundation for Psychiatry for their financial support for this activity.


7:05 PM              Welcome & Overview of Maryland Crisis System Reforms

Ann Hackman, M.D., DFAPA, Division Director Community Psychiatry, University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry

7:10 PM              Sequential Intercept Model: An Overview

Tyler Hightower, M.D., M.P.H., DFAPA, Director, Office of Forensic Services, Springfield Hospital Center

7:25 PM              Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment Within the Justice System

Annette Hanson, M.D., DFAPA, Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, University of Maryland

7:45 PM              Advocating with Judges:  Access to Treatment Not Jail

Marina Sabett, J.D., Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, Montgomery County

8:05 PM              Impact of Jail/Prison Stay on the Patient Population

Ann Hackman, M.D., DFAPA, Division Director Community Psychiatry, University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry

8:25 PM              Question and Answer Session (Dr. Hackman)



Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will examine the 6 intercepts in the SIM and the role of psychiatrists in each.
  2. Participants will analyze considerations for psychiatrists who evaluate patients involved within the criminal justice system and provide treatment while incarcerated.
  3. Participants will develop best strategies for advocating for patients with MH/SUD within the legal system.
  4. Participants will be able to distinguish and interpret the affects the criminal justice system has on an incarcerated person’s mental health, rehabilitation, and re-entry.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and The Maryland Psychiatric Society. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


At the conclusion of the conference, physician participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and receive an official CME certificate by completing the online CME conference evaluation.

  2. Click REGISTER and log in with your APA username and password or create a new account.
  3. Enter the Group ID [ID WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER ACTIVITY ] on the Purchase page and click SUBMIT to proceed to the evaluation and certificate. Select “AMA PRA Category 1 Physician” as your certificate type.

You must claim your CME credit within 60 days of the conference.  For customer support, please email apalms@psych.org.


December 1, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Maryland Psychiatric Society


Remote Participation Only

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