DDSN Clinical Services:

  • Is responsible for the forensic process as it relates to Competency to Stand Trial Orders and Judicial Admission Orders
  • Serves as the primary liaison with other state agencies
  • Coordinates alternative placement (residential placement that is operated outside of the DSN contracted network of providers).


Janet Brock Priest, Director
Clinical Services
P (803) 898-9620
F (803) 898-2333


Division Links:

Competency to Stand Trial

Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations Directive (PDF)

Individuals Involved with the Criminal Justice System Directive (PDF)

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF) Referral Process