Presenter: Ashley McSwain, MSW, MSOD
CEs: 1 Domestic Violence contact hour
This workshop responds to the strong call for social workers to provide supports and service that demonstrate an understanding of the lived experience of the women involved in the criminal justice system.
- Become culturally aware about the experience of women’s reentry and develop an understanding of how you create a supportive environment in which your clients can thrive.
- Understanding intersectionality and why knowing the clients lived experience is so vital.
- Confronting your own values and how they influence the work
- Look at best practices and solutions that will best serve women returning home from prison or jail.