Criminal Justice System
Trauma-informed criminal justice responses can help to avoid re-traumatizing individuals.
ACE Overcomers’ trauma-informed justice system training is designed to enhance the services provided to those in the criminal justice system. The training is intended for all levels of staff and administration in a correctional setting.
ACE Overcomers is a Certified Trainer for the California Board of State and Community Corrections Standards and Training for Corrections (STC)
Growing evidence documents the impact of childhood trauma, abuse and neglect on criminal behavior and mental health.
Trauma-informed criminal justice professionals have a greater understanding of the behaviors that result from trauma and develop new skills for responding to these behaviors.
This highly interactive training is specifically tailored to community-based criminal justice professionals, including police officers, community corrections personnel, and court personnel.
Become a Certified Instructor of the Building Healthy Life Skills Curriculum.
This evidence-based curriculum remediates the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) which are prevalent among incarcerated populations.
You will learn the science of trauma, and proven steps to retrain the brain and reset the nervous system. Discover how trauma affects clients and staff.
Learn the keys to self-awareness and self-regulation.
Upon completion, you will be equipped to instruct the Building Healthy Life Skills Course. This course will improve the mental, emotional, and physical health of participants, and prepare them for emotional success.
ACE Overcomers curriculums are being used in several county jails throughout California, treatment programs and rescue missions nationwide. The National Institute of Corrections has identified eight criminogenic factors for reducing risk and recidivism. The following practices have been integrated into the curriculum.
Targeting Interventions: This curriculum targets criminogenic factors such as anger management, problem-solving skills, conflict resolution skills, developing empathy and other pro-social personal and relational skills. Thinking skills are taught and thinking errors identified and replaced.
The ACE Overcomers curriculum remediates the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) which are prevalent among incarcerated and previously incarcerated populations. Participants learn the science of trauma, steps to retrain the brain and reset the nervous system, and keys to self-awareness and self-regulation. This course improves the mental, emotional and physical health of the participants, and prepares them for success.
Please call our office at 209.626.5446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information about this program.