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Justice Involved Women Courses

Each course is 1 hour long

1: Who Are Justice-Involved Women?

This course provides a broad overview of research and evidence-based practices and addresses the significance of gender-responsive research on women.
(NIC ID: 19ECCS2370)

2: Interpersonal Violence

This course provides definitions of and an overview of Interpersonal Violence (IPV), the experiences and impact on justice involved women and examples of strategies to mitigate the effects of IPV.
(NIC ID: 19ECCS2371)

3: Effects of Trauma

This course defines trauma, the impact of traumatic experiences on justice involved women, and the introduction to the Adverse Childhood Experiences study (ACEs) and its relevance.
(NIC ID: 19ECCS2372)

4: Effective Gender-Responsive Practices

Building upon the preceding three courses on research, interpersonal violence and trauma, this course integrates that content and builds a foundation for effective case management.
(NIC ID: 19ECCS2373)

5: Building Individual and Organizational Resilience

The previous four courses addressed working with justice involved women. In course five, we switch the focus and look at the impact of this challenging work on our correctional staff.
NIC ID: 19ECCS2374)

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