Hickman Lowder

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Civil Commitment (1 CE)

On Behalf of | Dec 18, 2013 | Firm News

The civil commitment process allows for involuntary placement of individuals in a psychiatric hospital or other appropriate setting. It is an effective tool in helping mentally ill persons who may otherwise not receive appropriate treatment.

This session will address the basics of involuntary commitment, emergency procedures, and placement issues.