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FREE Webinar: Trauma and Mental Health Considerations in a Child Sex Trafficking Response

During the webinar, you will receive an overview of trauma and its effects on the victims of sex trafficking, including the impact on brain development and behavior. You will learn specific strategies for mitigating the effects of trauma as…
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The Startling Toll on Children Who Witness Domestic Violence is Just Now Being Understood

Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children's mental health and learning as if the children had been abused directly, new research shows. Read more.
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Death is Different XXV

Seminar Agenda  Thursday, February 21, 2019  7:30-8:30    Continental Breakfast provided 8:30- 8:45   Opening Remarks- Tania Alavi 8:45-10:15  DNA for Dummies- Deborah A. Goins 10:15-10:30 Networking Break 10:30-11:30…
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Registration Open: Team Mitigation Institute Atlanta

Mitigation created by a team of professionals in non capital cases is increasingly becoming the standard of practice.   This  bring-your-own-case institute is designed for defense teams to work on the mitigation in a non-capital case.   …
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Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference Biloxi

These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and small group breakouts.  Participants will have the opportunity to choose e sessions to best fit their individual needs.  There…
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FREE Webinar: Considerations for Forensic Interviews with Vulnerable Adults – November 15 at 1:00 PM

Brief Overview: Historically, forensic interview protocols, training, and practice have focused on conducting forensic interviews with children and adolescents regarding their experiences of abuse, and of conducting such investigations within…
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FREE Webinar: The Trauma Informed Judicial System: Creating Safe Spaces for Tribal Youth – September 19 at 3:00 PM

The Trauma Informed Judicial System: Creating Safe Spaces for Tribal Youth Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT - 3:30:00 PM EDT Register here.
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Two Servicemen Suffering From Brain Trauma, PTSD Win Death-Penalty Relief – Death Penalty Information Center

Two servicemen—one a former airman on the U.S. military death row, another a decorated Vietnam veteran sentenced to death in Pennsylvania—have won relief from their capital convictions or death sentences. On August 1, 2018, the La Crosse…
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Parents Who Suffered Severe Trauma Throughout Childhood More Likely to Have Behavioral Problems with Children – The Tech Times

A new study suggests that parents who suffered traumatic experiences throughout their childhood have a higher risk of mental health and behavioral problems later in life. The study also found that these problems can also affect their children. Read…