Prisons & Corrections: Trauma and Trauma Care Before, During, and After Incarceration

When:  Jun 1, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (ET)

Cost (includes lunch): Section Members, $25; Students, $10; All Other Registrants, $30
Formerly incarcerated individuals and individuals with hardships please contact Marilena David-Martin for a password.

Register: online or by mail form
Registration deadline May 29, 2019

Hear from doctors, social workers, corrections administration, and formerly incarcerated individuals about how trauma impacts people affected by the criminal justice system and what is being done about it.

Approved by MIDC for up to 6.5 CLE hours.


8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast Refreshments

9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
Marilena David-Martin, SADO

9:10 a.m. Trauma Defined: What is Trauma & How Does it Affect Development & Behavior Across Age, Race, & Gender?
Speaker: Dr. Sheryl Kubiak, Wayne State University

10:10 a.m. Sociocultural Considerations Related to Trauma
Speaker: Dr. Daphne Watkins, University of Michigan

11:10 p.m. The Experience & Treatment of Trauma in the Criminal Justice System
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Johnson, Michigan State University

12:10 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Working Lunch: Shutting Down the Trauma to Incarceration Pipeline
Speaker: Leon El-Alamin, M.A.D.E. Institute

1:30 p.m. Leaving Custody With Baggage: The Traumatic Effects of Incarceration Panel of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
Panelists: Aurelio Dorris-Bey, Darryl Woods, and Jennifer Pruitt

2:30–3:30 p.m. Reaction Panel: What’s Next for Trauma Care in the Criminal Justice System?
Panelists: Lia Gulick, Michigan Department of Corrections; Dr. Debra Pinals, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; and Dr. Sheryl Kubiak, Wayne State University



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