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Transforming Healthcare for the Corrections Involved Client

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By addressing social determinants of health in all plans of care, Bridgeway Recovery Services and the Marion County Sheriff's Office have tracked improvement outcomes for clients receiving clinical treatment services. Improvement can be seen in treatment engagement, treatment completion, and reduction of recidivism. Presenters will share data that demonstrates these improved outcomes.


Tim Murphy started his career as a Child and Family Therapist in California but has spent the last 25 years in Oregon where he has worked in both the child and adult worlds as a therapist and as a program administrator. Tim has built new programs, turned around struggling programs, and infused programs with quality and trauma informed care. In 2005, Tim co-wrote a book on Eliminating the Use of Seclusion and Restrains in psychiatric hospitals which led to a world consulting tour landing him in Hawaii as the CEO of Maui Youth and Family Services. In 2008, Tim returned to Oregon to develop Bridgeway into a very successful community service organization providing Mental Health and Chemical Dependency treatment. In 2015, and again in 2016 Bridgeway was recognized by the Oregon Business Journal as the #2 Best Non Profit to work for in Oregon.

Commander Jeff Wood began his career in 1994 as a corrections specialist with the Marion County Department of Corrections, and has amassed over 22 years of experience in the juvenile and adult correctional fields. Appointed by the Marion County Sheriff as a division commander in March 2009. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Oregon, is a graduate of the Oregon State Sheriff's Association Command College, and has earned his executive certification from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. He serves as member of the Sheriff's Executive Team, Chair of the Marion County Reinvestment Council, and is the Vice-President of the Oregon Association of Community Corrections Directors.