Trainings and Workshops

The Center offers a variety of trainings and workshops to administrators, counselors and other line staff who work with women and girls in criminal justice settings. Presentations and training sessions are currently available on the following topics:

Criminal Justice System

  • Program Development and Implementation
  • Program Assessment
  • Gender Responsivity
  • System Analysis and Development
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Working with Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Helping Men Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction (criminal justice edition)
  • Beyond Violence – A Prevention Program for Criminal Justice-Involved Women

Trauma Services

  • Prevalence
  • Becoming Trauma Informed
  • Impact of Trauma
  • Gender Differences
  • Coping Skills
  • Beyond Trauma: A Healing Journey for Women
  • Healing Trauma: A Brief Intervention for Women

Women, Girls and Addiction

  • Gender Differences
  • Current Research
  • Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 
  • Working with Women and Girls in Correctional Settings 
  • Helping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Substance Abuse
  • Voices: A Program of Self-Discovery and Empowerment for Girls
  • A Woman’s Way through The Twelve Steps: A New Approach

Integrated Services

  • Relationship between Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Trauma
  • Staff Development
  • Gender Issues
  • Cross-Training

Dr. Stephanie Covington has certified trainers available for each of her  gender- responsive, trauma-informed curricula. The training associates are Carol Ackley, Candice Norcott, Eileen Russo, Kim Selvaggi and Twyla Wilson.

For more information or to schedule a training or workshop, contact the Center.

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