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Forensic Peer Recovery Training

9:00am - March 29, 2021 thru 1:30pm - March 30, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes ATTC
Registration Deadline: March 29, 2021

The Great Lakes ATTC is offering this training for the peer recovery workforce in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI. This presentation is offered in response to a need identified by stakeholders in our region.


March 29th and 30th, 2021  |  9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Central (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern)


This course is designed to prepare the Peer Recovery workforce to respond to the unique needs of individuals in prisons and reentry citizens. 



  • Understanding the history of the criminal justice system

  • Identifying the different levels of trauma that affect individuals within the criminal justice system
  • Identifying the role of ethics in a community-based setting versus a criminal justice setting
  • Exploring challenges and solutions to prevent recidivism
  • Discussing challenges and solutions to address employment barriers for reentry citizens



8 NAADAC CEUs will be available to participants who complete the trainings in full.



Jami Freeman

Jami Freeman

BS Psychology-Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice

MA Psychology-Social Change & Public Administration

Ms. Jami Freeman is currently a PhD Student, a Culturally Responsive Speaker, Advocate & Psycho-Social Educator, Recovery Coach & Instructor. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology-Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Psychology-Social Change & Public Administration. She is a very passionate and driven individual whose focus is on community enhancement. In her current capacity this provides a viable platform to cultivate awareness. Additionally, she is an ordained Spiritual teacher, and serves under the Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Method of care. This model of care is a holistic and humanistic view that encompasses the physical, mental/emotional, social, & spirituality of an individual. To her, a profound application of this model would contribute significantly towards achieving remarkable evolutions in the conceptualization of disease, health, and treatment.