Using Trauma-Informed Practices to Enhance Safety and Security in Women's Correctional Facilities

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate


CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides a brief overview of trauma and its effects on women offenders, and specifically defines trauma-informed practices for women’s correctional facilities.  It also provides key actions that facility administrators, managers, and staff can take to better align their operational practices with the research on trauma and to create a more trauma-informed facility culture.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the institutional values that provide the type of stability trauma survivors need in order to learn new information and skills that promote trauma recovery.

2.  Explain a trauma-informed culture.

3.  Investigate ways that leadership and staff can proactively create a community that promotes inmate stability and, in turn, institutional safety and security.

4.  Examine the procedures that are likely to be significant trauma triggers for women inmates.

5.  Identify the simplest change corrections professionals can make to create a more trauma-informed culture.

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Added On: 2015-07-05

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