2022.03.02 | Health, Health Care and Aging in Prison

A collaboration between the University of New England, Maine Department of Corrections, and CCSME | 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.



This informative and interactive presentation is open to community health and behavioral health professionals and stakehodlers,  interprofessional UNE health professions students, and UNE  faculty and staff. A panel presentation, breakouts, and case study analyses will inform the audience about the health and health care delivery in Maine’s correctional facilities including for the aging population in need of assisted living and hospice care.

You will be able to:

Review corrections health
Describe aging in corrections
Discuss the Assisted Living Unit in Charleston 


  • Brian Castonguay, Officer
    Probation and Parole, Maine Department of Corrections
  • Ruth Lawson-Stopps, Director
    Medical Services, Maine Department of Corrections

This event was designed in collaboration with UNE School of Social Work TRIAD Grant, UNE Center for Excellence in Aging and Health, and Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving ME



March 2, 2022

12 pm to 1:30 pm EDT



Contact hours A completed evaluation is required to receive contact hours for the following:

Up to 1.5 Continuing Medical Education This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and (CCSME). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians

1.5 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

1.5 Continuing Education Units for Social Workers are provided. University of New England is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Social Workers.

1.5 contact hour for CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Certificate of attendance for 1.5 contact hours, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

1.5 contact hours pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.

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