|Civil Mental Health Proceedings Training Series
This 6-part training series will include an Introduction to the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, Orders for Detention and Examination, Petitions/Certification, Involuntary Inpatient/Outpatient Admission, Involuntary Treatment, and Advance Directives through a multidisciplinary lens.
Content contributors and facilitators include members of the Special Supreme Court Advisory Committee for Justice and Mental Health Planning, Illinois Mental Health Task Force, and Various Justice Partners such as the Illinois State Bar Association’s Mental Health Law Section, Guardianship and Advocacy Commission, Chicago Bar Foundation, Health and Hospital Professionals, and individuals with lived experience.
Recent 5th Appellate District Decisions re Leo, M., 2022 IL App (5th) 190211 and Harlin,H., 2022 IL App (5th) 190108 reinforce the focus on continued training.
Uniform Mental Health Orders adopted by the Supreme Court are available on the Supreme Court’s website by following this link: Uniform Mental Health Orders | Office of the Illinois Courts