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Webinar: Trauma-Informed Court Approaches for Mental Health Court Curriculum Trainers
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Mental Health Courts and TraumaIf you missed this informative webinar, view the recording and slide presentation here.

From the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women (NRCJIW) and The Council of State Governments:

This webinar for mental health court curriculum state trainers discusses strategies to utilize trauma-informed court approaches in mental health courts. Alyssa Benedict, a trainer for the NRCJIW, discusses the essential role of trauma-informed care within a mental health court, and Judge Marcia Hirsch from the Queens County Supreme Court Criminal Term in the 11th Judicial District of New York talks about managing a trauma-informed court room.

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This announcement is available at NIC’s Gender-Responsive News for Women and Girls.  Feel free to forward to friends and colleagues.  Subscribe to the newsletter at

For additional resources on Justice-Involved Women go to NIC’s Women Offenders.

Posted Tue, May 31 2016 8:12 AM by Susan Powell


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