Tentative schedule of major sessions and workshops.

Position:135th Congress of Correction - Calendar
 
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2005

10:30 A.M.-NOON

ACA-1 (CME/CE) Washington State's Sex Offender Treatment Program: An Example for Reducing Recidivism, Increasing Community Safety, and Enhancing Offenders' Skill and Stability

Coordinator: Anmarie Aylward, Director, Sex Offender Treatment Program, Twin Rivers Unit, Monroe Correction Complex, Department of Corrections, Monroe, Washington

ACA-2 Putting Ourselves Out of Business: A Correctional Approach to Crime Prevention

Coordinator: George Yefchak, Corrections Consultant, The Kintock Group, Devon, Pennsylvania

ACA-3 Mothers and Daughters: A Critical Component to Working with Women and Girls (Part One)

Coordinator: Noerena Abookire, Ph.D., Director, Creative Empowerment Institute, Washington, D.C.

ACA-4 Corrections Workforce: Recruiting and Retaining the Right Fit Hires

Coordinator: Kate Kominars, Ph.D., Partner, The Performance Group, LLC, Coral Springs, Florida

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2005

1:00 P.M.-2:30 P.M.

ACA-5 (CME/CE) Understanding How the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Affects You and Your Facility

Coordinator: Elizabeth Gere, Esq., Partner, Ross, Dixon & Bell, LLP, Washington, D.C.

ACA-6 Blueprint for Community Partnerships for Juveniles

Coordinator: Ines Nieves-Evans, Associate Commissioner, Division of Rehabilitative Services, New York State Office of Children & Family Services, Rensselaer, New York

ACA-7 Re-entry: Does Working in Prison Result in Greater Employment and Less Recidivism Upon Release?

Coordinator: Cindy J. Smith, Ph.D., Director, Criminal Justice Graduate Program, Division of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Social Policy, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland

ACA-8 Inmates and the Arts

Coordinator: Dennis Sobin, Director, Prisons Foundation, Washington, D.C.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2005

3:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M.

ACA-9 (CME/CE) Legal Implications for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Offenders in Corrections: Risks and Opportunities

Coordinator: Eileen D. Baker M.E.D., Consultant for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Old Saybrook, Connecticut

ACA-10 Violent Girls Who Bully

Coordinator: David A. Jackson, M.A., RTC, Senior Instructor, William Glasser Institute and Owner, Heartland Professional Development Center, Lawson, Missouri

ACA-11 The Haitian Prison Restoration Mission

Coordinator: Ronald D. Edwards, B.A., Regional Director (ret.), Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, and Corrections Advisor, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

ACA-12 Bringing the Victim into the Equation of Crime

Coordinator: Patricia (Pat) Lupson, President, Remembering the True Victims, Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2005

8:00 A.M.-NOON

NIC-1 (CME/CE) Investigating and Addressing Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders

Coordinator: Dee Halley, Correctional Program Specialist, National Institute of Corrections, Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2005

8:30 A.M.-10:00 A.M.

ACA-13 (CME/CE) Transformational Staff Development--Anger and Stress Management

Coordinator: John A. Shuford, MBA, EdS, FACHCA, President, Conflict Resolution Services, Inc., Dover, Delaware

ACA-14 Correctional Resources on the Web

Coordinator: Heather Comstock, Assistant Director, Correctional Education Association, Lanham, Maryland

ACA-15 Taking Charge of Building Your Jail

Coordinator: Anthony J. Czarnecki, Special Assistant to Commissioner, Westchester County Correction Department, Valhalla, New York

CO-1 Prison Escapes and Routine Activities

Coordinator: Richard F. Culp, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Department of Public Management, New York, New York

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2005

10:00 A.M.-NOON

SPS: STUDENT POSTER SESSION

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2005

10:30 A.M.-NOON

ACA-16 (CME/CE) Continuity-of-Care for Inmates with HIV/AIDS: A Regional Approach

Coordinator: Abe Macher, M.D., Chief Medical Advisor, HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland

ACA-17 Wraparound and Systems of Care Reform in Maryland

Coordinator: Denise C. Sulzbach, Esq., Director of Interagency Policy, Development and Implementation, Governor's Office for Children, Youth and Families, Baltimore, Maryland

ACA-18 Learn to Better Manage your Correctional Facilities: A Close Look at the Virginia Department of...

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