Forensic Rights & Treatment Conference, Harrisburg, PA

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Event:
Forensic Rights & Treatment Conference, Harrisburg, PA
Start:
November 29, 2012 3:00 pm
End:
November 29, 2012 4:30 pm
Organizer:
Drexel University College of Medicine
Phone:
215-831-4055
Updated:
October 23, 2012
Venue:
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey PA
Phone:
717-564-5511
Address:
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4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg , PA, United States

James Kimmel, Jr., Michael Rowe, Ph.D. of the Yale University School of Medicine, and Lori Schultz of Peerstar LLC will present a workshop on “Forensic Peer Support as a Re-Entry Program: Evidence, Successes and Challenges”. Since 2010, Peerstar LLC has provided forensic peer support as a jail/community re-entry program in 6 Pennsylvania counties. Yale University researchers are evaluating this innovative program. A discussion of recidivism rates; successes and challenges;and training, supervision and program coordination will be included in this presentation.