Please join us for our new series entitled: Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice. This monthly virtual Zoom series will feature conversations facilitated by Dr. Porter Jennings-McGarity, PhD/LCSW, PACEs Connection’s criminal justice consultant, with special guests to discuss the need for trauma-informed criminal justice system reform. Using a PACEs-science lens, this series will examine the relationship between trauma and the criminal justice system, what needs changing, and strategies being used in this area to create positive systems change.
December 2021 session, Thursday, December 2nd, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:00 PM CST – “Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice with Special Guest, Becky Haas, Pioneer in Developing Trauma-Informed Judicial Initiatives”. Known for her contagious enthusiasm, Becky Haas is an international presenter of trauma-informed care and the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study as well as a pioneer in successfully developing trauma-informed communities. Her training experience includes presenting to state leadership at the invitation of the Delaware First Lady, as well as courts in the Juvenile Justice system in Virginia and Tennessee. She developed Trauma-Informed Policing training which is certified in multiple states for officer in-service credit and has delivered it to the Oklahoma City Police Department, Delaware State Police, as well as precincts within Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. She worked in partnership with the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) to make Trauma-Informed Policing Training available to officers statewide. She will join us in December to talk about trauma-informed judicial initiatives and share her expertise related to building trauma-informed communities.
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*Note: If you are unable to join us live, please register for the event to receive a video recording of the session as well as any related copies of presentation slides, handouts, etc.