James Kimmel, Jr. will be speaking at The Connection Institute for Innovative Practice 2016 Conference “Curing Violence: Healing for Individuals, Families, and Communities”
Calendar of Events
October 24, 2016
June 15, 2016
James Kimmel, Jr. will be speaking at the PPA 2016 Annual Convention “Overcoming Interpersonal Violence Throughout The Life Span”
Jim’s talk — “Revenge Addiction: Beyond Gun Control to Motive Control”
August 13, 2013
James Kimmel, Jr. speaks about The Trial of Fallen Angels at this popular Philadelphia author speaker series.
August 8, 2013
Webinar–Peer Specialists Promoting Community Reintegration of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities Returning Home from Jail or Prison
James Kimmel, Jr. speaks about forensic peer support and nonjustice practices at this free webinar sponsored by the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities. This webinar will focus on the role peer specialists can play in assisting people with mental health conditions who are involved with the criminal justice system. To register, visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4050051432502329600.
July 9, 2013
James Kimmel, Jr. speaks about The Trial of Fallen Angels at the The Matter of Faith Summer Series presented by the Ecumenical Conference of Greater Altoona, This year, the series features four distinguished authors, all having a direct connection to the central Pennsylvania area. Each author will address a unique issue related to choices. Those choices and the issues surrounding them – identity, justice, revenge, forgiveness, infallibility, belief, history, ritual, tradition – all impact each of our lives in profoundly important ways.
November 29, 2012
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.
November 16, 2012
James Kimmel, Jr. will discuss evidence-based, Medicaid-funded peer support for individuals suffering from serious mental illness and/or co-occurring addiction who also have involvement with the criminal justice system. Specific attention will be paid to recovery, reentry, recidivism, and community integration.
November 8, 2012
The Release Date of The Trial of Fallen Angels in hardcover from Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Penguin Group (USA).