For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Jail Diversion Program (JDP) Clinician, we'd like to introduce Sonja Wagner. She’s been a team member for just over a year and she has quickly become an invaluable asset to us and the entire Natick Community. She works for Advocates, Inc. but is embedded full-time with us at the Natick PD.
On July 8, 2020, our Program Director Dr. Sarah Abbott, our Watertown Co-Response Clinician Melissa Duarte, and member of our Board of Directors Chief Craig Davis had the opportunity to speak about the Advocates Co-Response Model with Ryan Bloxham in his podcast Political Intercourse.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Jail Diversion Program (JDP) Clinician, I’d like you to meet Christina Fitton, LCSW (Licensed Certifi
Dr. Jennifer Skeem, a professor of psychology at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, who has researched police mental health reforms, agreed and said this stems from the general stigma against mental illness in the country.