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Perspectives on Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

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UCR Alumni & Visitors Center

3701 Canyon Crest Drive

Riverside, CA 92521

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A Discussion by Researchers, Practitioners, and Advocates.

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Speakers:

  • Dr. Jennifer Eno Louden, Associate Professor of Psychology, the University of Texas at El Paso
  • Dr. Veronica Kelley, Chief, Mental Health & Recovery Services, Orange County Health Care Agency
  • Dr. Bruce Link, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, UC Riverside
  • Vonya Quarles, Executive Director, Starting Over Inc.
  • The Honorable R. Glenn Yabuno, Presiding Judge, San Bernardino County Superior Court
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Organizer UCR Robert Presley Center of Crime and Justice Studies

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The Robert Presley Center of Crime and Justice Studies is a research center at the University of California, Riverside, housed within the School of Public Policy

Named for former State Sen. Presley, who was the Riverside County Undersheriff for 12 years before his election to the California Senate in 1974, the Presley Center was established at UCR in 1994. Presley worked with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for 24 years, served in the state Senate from 1975 to 1994, was chairman of the California Youthful Offender Parole Board from 1995 to1999, and served as secretary of the California Youth and Adult Correctional Agency from 1999 to 2003.

The Presley Center was established as part of a major $12 million federal effort at six sites across the country and has continued locally with results-based support from the state and the city of Riverside. The center has also worked with local agencies to reduce the number of juvenile repeat-offenders; to create wellness centers that emphasize reducing youth violence at schools in the Riverside Unified School District; and to create a Mental Health Court to provide solutions, rather than just punishment, to mentally ill offenders.

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