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Meridian to Hold a Trauma Informed Care Training

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Meridian will be holding a Trauma Informed Care training, How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses, January 9th, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Thomas Coward Auditorium at the Alachua County Health Department. This highly interactive training is specifically tailored to Forensic professionals including, but not limited to, Criminal Justice Professionals, DCF/DDDP Forensic Facility Employees, Law Enforcement and any other forensic providers. The evidence-based practice training program developed by SAMHSA GAINS Center is created to equip forensic professionals with the tools to:
  • Increase understanding of trauma
  • Create an awareness of the impact of trauma on behavior
  • Develop trauma-informed responses
  • List and practice approaches to responding to behaviors
  • Describe elements of a safe approach
  • Engage in a positive interactive process
  • Discuss how to improve/develop trauma-informed policies and procedures
Trauma-informed criminal justice responses can help to prevent re-traumatizing individuals, increase safety for all, decrease recidivism, and promote/support recovery of justice-involved men and women with serious mental illness. Space is limited; visit TicketTailor today reserve your seat.

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