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Tucson: Forensic Peer & Family Support - Breaking Down the Barriers

This event is full!

Option 1: We still have room in Mesa (9/10-11) or Phoenix (9/12-13). If you you can attend any of those events, please fill out the enrollment application.

Option 2: You can get on our mailing list for upcoming classes held in or around Tucson. To do this, fill out the enrollment application

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

Fill out an Enrollment Application