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Schroeder Leads Work to Determine Mental Health Training, Assistance Needs in Region 8

Feb 13, 2020

Shawnda Schroeder, principal investigator of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), was the lead researcher and author on several products related to mental health training and the technical assistance needs of probation and parole officers in Region 8. Region 8 includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.

The Mountain Plains MHTTC, in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and state probation and parole offices, surveyed probation and parole officers in Region 8 in November and December to identify their mental health training needs. The results will be used to develop training materials and other products.