Virtual Mental Health Court in the Yolo County DA’s Office, California

Prosecutors all over the country are finding ways to adapt to the “new normal.” Hear from them in PCE’s new series of video interviews. 

In PCE’s first interview of the series, Chief Deputy District Attorney Jonathan Raven explains their unique approach to conducting Mental Health Court hearings via Zoom. Without a bailiff, court reporter or clerk, the Mental Health Court judge and other participants have conducted these virtual, informal hearings since April, 2020 despite the challenges presented by the pandemic.   

  • Short video (duration 00:01:19) click here
  • Full video (duration 00:03:45), click here
  • Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Press Release, click here

For more PCE coronavirus resources, click here