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 community and reduced recidivism for former offenders.

Tagged With "Trauma"

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Re: Behavioral Health, Trauma Informed Focus on Criminal Jusrice System and Recidivism

robert hull ·
i did not see a link to register?
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Re: Behavioral Health, Trauma Informed Focus on Criminal Jusrice System and Recidivism

Allen Darell Sweatt ·
go to www.exoa.org or contact Esther Ford at estherford777@gmail.com Allen Sweatt, CPRS, CPS, RPS cell 202-812-9345 Sometimes when things are falling apart, they are actually falling into place. On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 10:07 AM, ACEsConnection < communitymanager@acesconnection.com> wrote:
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Residents praise correctional re-entry program, as Gov. Bullock pays a visit [ktvq.com]

Laura Pinhey ·
"The program focuses on treating people and educating them about trauma in their lives, and how that trauma has contributed to their addictive or criminal behavior. Women must apply for the program, through their probation officer, and register a high score on the “adverse childhood experience” scale. Program officials said most women on the program scored at least eight out of 10 on the scale, making them a very high risk for behavioral and mental-health problems."
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Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) speaks out about Community Violence and Introduces TIC Bill [chicagodefender.com]

Leslie Lieberman ·
It is noteworthy that in his press conference to introduce his new bill, The Trauma Informed Care for Children and Families Act, Senator Durbin (D-IL) speaks out about the impact of community violence. “As we work to address the root causes of violence, we need to focus on the impact that community violence and other traumatic experiences have on Chicago’s children,” said Durbin. “During a visit to the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center last year, I learned that more than 90 percent of...
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