Reports, Publications & Resources

Reports | Publications | Resources


Mental Health Across the Criminal Legal Continuum: A Summary of Five Years of Research in Ten Counties - April 2019 PDF

Baseline Activity Across Sequential Intercepts by Diversion Pilot Programs: Using a Cohort Sample to Evaluate Diversion - Report on Stage 2 Activities from March 2017 – April 2018   PDF

Mental Health Jail Diversion: Using a Cohort Sample to Evaluate Diversion Across the Sequential Intercept Model – Report on Stage 1 Statewide May – August 2017   PDF

Diversion Pilots: Long-term Outcomes – Aggregate finding across sites for those served between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016   PDF

Diversion Pilots: Planning for the Future with Baseline Data – Aggregate findings across sites for those served between April 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015   PDF

Statewide Jail Diversion Pilot Program Implementation Process Report – April – September 2015   PDF

Evidence Based Treatment for Justice-Involved Populations in Allen County, Indiana  PDF



Comartin, E., Swanson, L., & Kubiak, S. (2019). Mental health crisis location and police transportation decisions: The impact of Crisis Intervention Teams training on crisis center utilization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 35(2), 241-260.

Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E.  Ray, B. & Tillander, L. (2018). The effect of systems collaboration on the individual outcomes of mental health court participants: A multi-site study. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 60, 64-72.

Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E., Hanna, J. & Swanson, L. (in press). Identification, referral, and services for individuals with serious mental illness across multiple jails. The Journal of Correctional Health Care.

Kubiak, S.P., Shamrova, D., Comartin, E. & Milanovic, E. (2019). Enhancing knowledge of adolescent mental health among law enforcement: Implementing youth focused Crisis Intervention Teams training. Evaluation & Program Planning, 73, 44-52.

Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E., Milanovic, E., Bybee, D., Tillander, E., Rabaut, C., Bisson, H., Dunn, L., Bouchard, M., Hill, T. & Schneider, S. (2018). Countywide implementation of Crisis Intervention Teams: Multiple methods, measures and sustained outcomes.  Behavioral Science and the Law, Special Issue on Diversion, 35(5/6), 456-469 (Invited Paper).

Kubiak, S.P., Roddy., J., Comartin, E. & Tillander, E. (2015). Cost Analysis of Long-term Outcomes of an Urban Mental Health Court. Evaluation and Program Planning, 52, 96-102.

Comartin, E., Kubiak, SP, & Ray, B. (2015). Short and long-term outcomes of mental health court participants by psychiatric diagnosis. Psychiatric Services, 66(9), 923 -929.

Ray, B., Kubiak, S.P., Comartin, E. & Tillander, E. (2015). Mental Health Court Outcomes by Offense Type at Admission.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research,42, 323-331.

Kubiak, S., Tillander, E. and Ray, B. (2012). Assessing the role of legal actors across eight mental health courts. MSU Journal of Medicine and Law, 17, 301.

Publications Under Review

Comartin, E., Nelson, V., Hambrick, N. & Kubiak, S. The impact of private, for-profit mental health services within county jails.

Comartin, E., Burgess-Proctor, A., Putans, A., Hicks, M. & Kubiak, S. Assessing the efficacy of mental health jail diversion programs: A multi-site study.

Comartin, E., Nelson, V., Smith, S., & Kubiak, S. The criminal/legal experiences of individuals with mental illness along the Sequential Intercept Model: An eight site study.

Hanna, J., Kubiak, S., Pasman, E., Gaba, A., Andre, M., Smelson, D., & Pinals, D. Evaluating the implementation of a prisoner re-entry initiative for individuals with opioid use and mental health disorders: Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research in a cross-system initiative.

Publications In Progress

Willis, T., Comartin, E., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Recidivism & treatment engagement of individuals with serious mental illness who have multiple contacts with law enforcement officers.

Hicks, D., Comartin, E., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Coordinating mental health care upon community reentry: Results from a county jail.

Hedden, B., Comartin, E., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Racial disparities in access to, and utilization of, jail- and community-based mental health treatment.

Hicks, M., Putans, L., Comartin, E., Burgess-Proctor, A., & Kubiak, S. (in progress). Mental health diversion programs impact on women of color.

Related Publications by Team Members

Fries, L., Fedock, G., & Kubiak, S.P. (2014). The role of gender, substance use, and serious mental illness in predicting post jail homelessness. Social Work Research, 38, 107-116. 

Fedock, G., Fries, L. & Kubiak, S.P. (2013). Service needs for incarcerated adults: Exploring gender differences for social work practice. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 52, 493-508.

Kubiak, S.P., Beeble, M. & Bybee, D. (2012). Comparing the validity of the K6 when assessing depression, anxiety and PTSD among male and female jail detainees. Journal of Offender Treatment and Comparative Criminology, 58, 1220-1238.

Kubiak, S.P., Zeoli, A., Essenmacher, L. & Hanna, J. (2011). Transitions between Jail and Community Based Treatment for Individuals with Co-occurring Disorders. Psychiatric Services, 62; 679.














Best Practices, Promising Practices, and Lessons Learned across the Sequential Intercept Model  PDF

Michigan Mental Health Diversion Council 2019 Jail Diversion Summit Presentation  PDF

Law Enforcement Training Options in Michigan   PDF