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Join this free webinar, Applying Trauma-Informed Practices to Criminal Justice Settings to Achieve Positive Outcomes for Justice-Involved Women, from the National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women and sponsored by Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Corrections.

In this session, participants will receive practical evidence-based and gender-informed techniques that will enable them to more effectively manage female offenders, an overwhelming number of whom are trauma survivors.  Using research and case study examples from expert implementation, professionals and practitioners who work with females under correctional supervision in various settings will learn about trauma-informed communication strategies, creating safety and security through trauma-informed practice, and caretaking approaches that will improve their skill sets for effectively working with this population.  At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the effects of trauma and how they can work more effectively with justice-involved women.
  • Articulate some of the techniques and skills for working with trauma survivors that can be used in a variety of correctional settings.
  • Identify appropriate non-verbal and verbal responses to trauma disclosure from female inmates.
  • Locate and access additional resources provided by the NRCJIW and NIC.

Presenters will include:

Alyssa Benedict, CORE Associates, LLC
Joan Gillece, SAMHSA's National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC)
Becki Ney, National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women (NRCJIW)

Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Register here (Space is limited to 200 participants.)  Note: this webinar is now full, but will be recorded and available on the National Resource Center for Justice Involved Women at a later date.

For additional information on Justice-Involved Women visit NIC’s Women Offenders




Posted Thu, Apr 3 2014 7:33 AM by Susan Powell

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