Practice & Policy Lecture Series
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet:

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions


Henry A. Dlugacz, MSW, JD 


Henry A. Dlugacz, MSW, JD, is an attorney and social worker who has devoted most of his career of over thirty years to improving correctional mental health and reentry services in the United States. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at New York Medical College, a partner in the New York law-firm of Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP, and an adjunct professor of law at New York Law School. Co-founder and former co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Health Law Section’s Committee on Mental Health Issues, he is the former director of mental health and acting assistance program director for the St. Vincent’s Hospital Prison Health Services. Prior to these experiences, Mr. Dlugacz provided direct clinical treatment and assessment services on an inpatient and ambulatory care basis to people with mental disabilities confined in the New York City correctional system.

Mr. Dlugacz teaches, writes and lectures on related topics nationally and internationally. He is active as a court-appointed monitor and mediator of class action lawsuits involving correctional mental health care, forensic hospital care, and reentry planning for inmates with mental disorders.


Last Updated: June 18, 2015
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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