The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) conducted a process evaluation of Harris County's Clinician and Officer Remote Evaluation (CORE) telehealth program. The evaluation was funded by Arnold Ventures. UHD completed the evaluation in October 2020.
(Photo) Shelley Smith, LPC, is a masters-level clinician and the Clinical Team Lead of the clinicians working in the CORE program. Shelley is talking with a deputy via his iPad. In addition to conducting assessments on individuals in a behavioral health crisis, CORE clinicians assist deputies with resource information.