In this two-day course, Peer and Family Support employees will gain invaluable knowledge and develop critical intervention skills to support individuals re-entering the community after incarceration.
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After this course, you will be able to...
Illustrate how peer and family support can effectively help reduce recidivism by facilitating successful reentry of the individuals served
Outline the workings of the criminal justice system at the federal, state, and local levels
Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions available to peer and family support at various points of contact
Analyze the unique challenges and opportunities of reentry after incarceration
Interpret the nuances culture and demographics have on providing peer and family support
Explain the relationship between trauma-informed care and involvement in the criminal justice system
Discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent in an individual's forensic history
Determine the importance of intervention at the moment of release
Formulate how to support individuals as they navigate their interactions with courts, judges, law enforcement, parole, and legal representation
Distinguish how to best support individuals in their relationships with friends and family