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ACEs in the Criminal Justice System

Discussion and sharing of resources in working with clients involved in the criminal justice system and how screening for and treating ACEs will lead to successful re-entry of prisoners into the communityΒ and reduced recidivism forΒ former offenders.

Community Reentry Resources

Addressing Trauma Among Incarcerated People

Source: Corrections & Mental Health

Description: A guide to treating trauma in prisoners reentering the community.



Guidelines for the Successful Transition of People with Behavioral Health Disorders from Jail and Prison

Source: Gains Center, SAMHSA

Description: These guidelines promote the behavioral health and criminal justice partnerships that are necessary to develop successful approaches to identify which persons need services, what services they need, and how to match these needs upon transition to community-based treatment and supervision.


Guidelines -

Summary of Guidelines -


Trauma-Informed Care and Reentry

Source: Maryland Additions Directors Council

Description: A PowerPoint that explains how trauma-informed care can be used to facilitate successful reentry. (Make sure to read slide notes for additional information.)


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