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ACEs, the Brain, and Learning Workshop - April 5

As a part of the Inclusive Excellence Speaker Series come together to explore community wellness through the integration of the science behind adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma-informed practices, and healing Read more.
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Registration Open: Team Mitigation Institute Atlanta

Mitigation created by a team of professionals in non capital cases is increasingly becoming the standard of practice.   This  bring-your-own-case institute is designed for defense teams to work on the mitigation in a non-capital case.   …
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Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference Biloxi

These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and small group breakouts.  Participants will have the opportunity to choose e sessions to best fit their individual needs.  There…
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When Kids Kill

Two were only 13 years old. Three were just a few months shy of turning 18. Four committed their crimes in this decade, and just as many have spent more than 30 years behind bars. At least two sold sex for money. One witnessed his father…
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A Boy Among Men: What Happens When You Throw a Teenager into an Adult Prison? Guess.

Three years ago, the young man who would later be known as John Doe 1 shuffled into the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan. The town of 11,000 residents, which sits in the remote center of the state, houses five prisons,…
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The Trauma-Informed Judicial System: Creating Safe Spaces for Tribal Youth

Last month, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) hosted a webinar on creating safe spaes for tribal youth involved in a trauma-informed judicial system. Watch the video. Additional Resources Presentation Trauma-Informed…
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Childhood Trauma and Its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities

When researchers first discovered a link in the late 1990s between childhood adversity and chronic health problems later in life, the real revelation was how common those experiences were across all socioeconomic groups. But the first major…
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FREE Webinar: The Trauma Informed Judicial System: Creating Safe Spaces for Tribal Youth - September 19 at 3:00 PM

The Trauma Informed Judicial System: Creating Safe Spaces for Tribal Youth Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT - 3:30:00 PM EDT Register here.
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Developing Trauma Informed Partnerships with Schools and Other CAC Partners

 Brief Overview: This presentation will focus on how Dr. Siders with the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center worked to design and implement trauma-informed trainings for schools, law enforcement, and other community partners. An overview…
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Lanadieal Ashe Resentenced to 40 Years for 1995 Murder in Five Star Food Store Robbery - Treasure Coast Newspapers

For the first time in 22 years, Lanadieal Ashe faced Aslam "Ozzie" Hussain, the brother of the man she killed when she was 17, during her resentencing hearing. Ashe is serving a life prison term for fatally shooting 25-year-old Tariq Hussain…