Workshop Schedule

Sunday, September 16, 2018
9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Workshop A:
Leadership Development by Cindy Stynchula

Pre-Conference Workshop B:
Restorative Justice Skill Development by Michael Gilbert


1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Workshop A:
Leadership Development

Pre-Conference Workshop B:
Restorative Justice Skill Development


Monday, September 17, 2018
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Plenary #1: Joan Cheever, The Chow Train,
speaking on Restorative Justice


1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Examining Factors that Influence Adverse Life Events and Social Supports Among Homeless Black Males

Presented by Larry Britton Jr.

Restorative Justice Peacemaking Circles: A Multi-Sector Partnership for Healing and Transformation in Felony Cases

Presented by Joe Cotton

A Community's Approach to Behavioral Health, Criminal Justice and the Path to Improve it All

Presented by Gilbert Gonzales & Mike Lozito

Halfway Houses in Japan

Presented by Mika Kitagawa & Hiroyuki Watanabe

Leveraging the Second Chance Act - Federal Probation's Effort to Improve the Continuity of Care

Presented by Jay Whetzel


3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Plenary #2: Colorado State Representative
Pete Lee, speaking on Restorative Justice


Tuesday, September 18, 2018
8:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Plenary #3: IACFP


10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Does family outweigh risk? The Importance of Social Support and the Presence of Coercion in the Lives of Probationers

Presented by Phillip Galli

30,000 Assessments and Counting: Lessons we Learned from our Re-entry Assessment Model

Presented by David Robinson & Jan Kempf

Adapting CBT for Justice-Involved Clients (Part 1)

Presented by Raymond Tafrate


3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Managing the Older Re-entry Client in the Community

Presented by Donald Evans & Jaime Tilston

Leading Adaptive Change in Community Corrections: Making Yourself and Your Agency More Nimble, Versatile and Effective

Presented by Bradford Bogue & Thomas O’Connor

Adapting CBT for Justice-Involved Clients (Part 2)

Presented by Raymond Tafrate

Engaging Complex Clients in Community Correction: Best Practices

Presented by Heather Kerr

Relationship, Connection, & Healing: Strengthening Family and Community Ties for Incarcerated Women

Presented by Hannah Hurwitz & A. Stephen Lanza


Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Plenary #5: Tentatively Irvin Waller, University of Ottawa,
speaking on Diversion


10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Equity and Inclusion: Why Race Matters

Presented by Carolyn Hardin

Synthetic Drugs in the Correctional Environment: Security Staff as "First Responders"

Presented by Randy Shively

Tackling Trauma Through a Trauma Lens

Presented by Mary Jo Rodriguez

Insults and Injury: The Relationship Between Early Trauma and Negative Outcomes in Criminal Justice Clients

Presented by Natalie Jones


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