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Program Details

Behavioral Health Resources for Adults in Georgia


Jennifer Dunn, LMFT
Regional Services Administrator
DBHDD Region 4



Program Description

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) provides treatment and support services to people with behavioral health challenges and addictive diseases, and assists individuals who live with developmental disabilities. The agency's mission is to provide high-quality health care opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities or behavioral health challenges close to their homes, so they can live a life of independence and recovery and create a sustainable, self-sufficient and resilient life in their community. Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to describe the DBHDD mission, details about how CRIPA & DOJ settlements have influenced the work of DBHDD in hospital/community settings, and identify Behavioral Health Resources for adults in Georgia.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, attendees should be able to:
- Describe the Mission and Values of Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.
- Describe the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act and the Department of Justice Settlement Agreements and discuss how they have influenced the work of Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities in both hospital and community settings.
- List and discuss Behavioral Health Resources available for adults in the state of Georgia.


On Demand
Original program date: Feb 24, 2015

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

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Program Keywords

Access to Care, Mental and Behavioral health