Trauma-Informed Court Approaches for Mental Health Court Curriculum Trainers

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center and the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women (NRCJIW)

This webinar for mental health court curriculum state trainers discusses strategies to utilize trauma-informed court approaches in mental health courts. Alyssa Benedict, a trainer for the NRCJIW, discusses the essential role of trauma-informed care within a mental health court, and Judge Marcia Hirsch from the Queens County Supreme Court Criminal Term in the 11th Judicial District of New York talks about managing a trauma-informed court room.

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For an introduction to some of the concepts discussed in this webinar, please view this presentation: Understanding the Role of Trauma in Recovery and Recidivism