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FULL! Phoenix: Forensic Peer & Family Support - Breaking Down the Barriers


  • STAR Conference Center 2502 East Washington Street, 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ United States (map)

COURSE IS FULL. ENROLLMENT IS CLOSED.

Gain invaluable knowledge and develop critical intervention skills to support individuals re-entering the community after incarceration.

Facilitators:

  • Rendi Garcia, REN

  • Gloriana Hunter, PFCA

  • Obidiah Madsen, STAR

  • Dan Morrow, REN

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