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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 "Corrections"

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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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Newsom to release 8,000 prisoners in California by August amid coronavirus outbreaks [sfchronicle.com]

By Jason Fagone, Megan Cassidy, and Alexei Koseff, San Francisco Chronicle, July 10, 2020 Gov. Gavin Newsom will release approximately 8,000 people incarcerated inside California’s prison system by August, in a move that comes amid devastating coronavirus outbreaks at several facilities and pressure from lawmakers and advocates. The releases, which were announced just before noon Friday, will come on a rolling basis, and they’ll include both people who were scheduled to be freed soon as well...
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Re: FREE Event: Trauma-Informed Correctional Design with Boston Architectural College!

Pam Howard ·
I had trouble accessing the registration. Is there a problem with the link? Thanks! Pam Howard Administrator Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Early Intervention Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services P.O. Box 311 Norristown, PA 19404-0311 610-278-3625 phoward@montcopa.org<mailto:phoward@montcopa.org> www.montcopa.org < http://www.montcopa.org/ > [cid:image003.jpg@01D3F9C4.438BFBB0] Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments,...
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FREE Event: Trauma-Informed Correctional Design with Boston Architectural College!

Christine Cowart ·
Join us on December 8th for this discussion on Transforming Correctional Design for Justice Reform! Work in corrections or youth justice? Engaged in the social justice movement? Are you a designer or architect? This is one talk you can't afford to miss! Christine Cowart, of Cowart Trauma Informed Partnership will join Janet Roche, faculty member and Alumni Council member of Boston Architectural College (BAC), in alive-broadcast event, to discuss the implications of trauma-informed principles...
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Re: FREE Event: Trauma-Informed Correctional Design with Boston Architectural College!

Christine Cowart ·
I just checked the link, and it's working for me. If it's still not working for you, you can try to access it through the Boston Architectural College website: https://the-bac.edu/about-the-bac/bac-founding-week Just scroll down to the part about Transforming Correctional Design for Justice. Please let me know if it works for you.
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