Presented by: Michael L. Woods, Regional Ombudsman
Wednesday, April 6, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
While working in crime victims’ services, it is critical that professionals know many aspects of the criminal justice response which includes the process of forensic commitments. If you ever wanted to know more about the history and overview of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), who can be committed, or the processes related to commitment and discharge of individuals, then this webinar is for you! Featuring Michael L. Woods from the Minnesota Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, this webinar will focus on providing an overview of forensic commitments for crime victim response professionals. Come ready to learn about the role of the Ombudsman Office in forensic commitments and ask questions to increase your knowledge and resources!
Through attendance of the webinar, participants can expect the following outcomes:
- Gain foundational knowledge of the historical background of forensic commitments
- Build your understanding of the statutory process for forensic commitments
- Be able to understand and describe who is subject to forensic commitments