Thu, Jul 21|
The Impact of Mass Incarceration on System-Involved Youth
Time & Location
Jul 21, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Given the disproportion number of people of color in the prison system, it is important to understand mass incarceration and how it impacts system-involved youth. In this training we will talk about the historical context of mass incarceration, why mass incarceration exists, how it impacts youth, and strategies to support youth who have an incarcerated parent. This understanding is crucial for social service and behavioral health providers, caregivers and other natural support people to compassionately support youth impacted by incarceration.
1. Participants will be able to define mass incarceration
2. Participants will be able to describe two factors contributing to mass incarceration
3. Participants will be able to describe the impact of mass incarceration on system-involved youth
4. Participants will be to identify at least 2 strategies to engage system-involved youth with an incarcerated parent
12:00pm-12:15pm Welcome & Introductions
12:15pm-1:50pm Mass incarceration overview
1:50pm-2:05pm Break (CEUs are not offered during this time)
2:05pm-3:45pm Impact of mass incarceration, strategies for support
3:45pm-4:00pm Closing and evals
Meet Our Trainer
Nola Brantley, CEO & Founder of Nola Brantley Speaks has become nationally recognized as a powerful Survivor voice for the issue of child sex trafficking through her moving and information packed public speaking. Her hard work and perpetual vigilance has brought both focus and concrete resources to this chronically underserved and largely unrecognized population of victimized youth. Nola’s approach aims to be holistic!
This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) BBS CEUs for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.