Forensic Peer Recovery Training
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.
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.