Forensic Services

This program provides a Forensic Coordinator, Staff Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and a Discharge Planner for the inmates in Rensselaer County Jail. The functions of this program include: crisis management, diagnostic evaluation, linkage to social services, comprehensive treatment planning, individual and group counseling, referral and aftercare planning. In-service training and consultation is provided to Correctional Staff and staff of associated agencies and psychiatric consultation and evaluation, as needed.