One Day Skills Building Workshop

A one-day Reentry Court Symposium is planned for Wednesday June 2.

The morning session will be made up mostly of interactive panel discussions and end with teams working together on problems presented (9-12AM):

Moderator: Judge Jeff Tauber (ret.) [email protected]

(1) Reentry Court as part of a State-wide System: Where do we fit in?

Mike Brady, State Parole Manager, CA; [email protected]

Mary Kay Hudson, IN AOC Administrator, [email protected]

Mellisa Knopp, OH AOC, [email protected]

Scott Johnson, Chief State Supervisor, MO Board of Probation and Parole, [email protected]

 

Judith Viglione, PA Parole Board, [email protected]

 

 

(2) Building your Reentry Court: The different faces of Reentry Court

Judge Chris Carpenter, Columbia, MO [email protected]

John Creuzot, Dallas TX, john jc[email protected]

Judge Steven Manley, Santa Clara CA, [email protected]

Judge John Surbeck, Fort Wayne , IN;  [email protected]

Chris Watler, Court Coordinator, NYC, [email protected]

 

(3) Working with serious high risk offenders: “Taking it to the Streets” (with a special panel including parolees; To Be Announced).

To Be  Announced                             

The Afternoon session will lead off with a major lecture on how Evidence Based Practices works in a Reentry Court (2-3:30PM):

John Creuzot, Dallas TX, john [email protected]

Teresa May Williams, Probation, Dallas   [email protected]

 

Thereafter, the audience will split into four groups;

Facilitator:

Al Siegel, Center for Court Innovation [email protected]

 

 

(1) The Court: Judge, D.A., Defense Counsel

Moderators: Judge John Surbeck, Fort Wayne , IN;  [email protected]

Judge Chris Carpenter, Columbia, MO [email protected]

Judge Jose Salinas, Indianapolis; IN [email protected]

2) Monitoring/ Sanctions: Parole, Probation, Community Policing, Jail Personnel

Moderators: Alfred Siegel, Deputy Director of the Center for Court Innovation: [email protected] 

Mike Brady, State Parole Manager, CA; [email protected]

David Leitenberger, Mansfield Probation Administrator, OHIO [email protected]

(3) Rehabilitation: Drug Treatment, Mental Health Professional, Job Training and Education, Housing and Family Problems, community non-profits, concerned citizens

Moderators: Chris Watler Coordinator, NY, [email protected]

Michael Princivalli, Columbia/ Boone County MO Program Coordinator [email protected]

Jeffrey Yanis, Indianapolis, IN Coordinator; [email protected]

 

(4) State Wide Systems: Legislators, State Parole/Probation Managers, AOC Personnel, Appellate Judges, State Probation and Parole Administrators.

Moderators: Julius Lang, Center for Court Innovation; TA Director [email protected]

Scott Johnson, Chief State Supervisor, MO Board of Probation and Parole, [email protected]

Mellisa Knopp, OH AOC, [email protected]

Each group will discuss the same topics, but from their professional perspective: (a) Who gets in: eligibility, screening and assessments (b)  Components that work: Sanctions, Incentives and other reentry tools (c) Team efforts: Creating seamless services and monitoring for returnees (d) Working with the serious offenders: dealing with a challenging population.