New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. presents:
PREA: Understanding Trauma and Planning for a Trauma Informed Approach
Live Online Platform
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Albuquerque/Santa Fe Region
9:30am – 2:30pm
Free training for Line staff, PREA Coordinators, Administrators, Policy Makers, RCC staff welcome
- Sexual Abuse Behind Bars
- Vulnerable Populations
- Understanding Trauma
- Trauma-Informed Practice
- PREA and Victim Services
Several breaks will be given
Jessica Serrano Seipel, MPH, is a Program Director at JDI. As part of the domestic programs team, Jessica supports community rape crisis centers and corrections agencies in developing partnerships to ensure incarcerated survivors get the help they need. Jessica also supports survivors at a California women’s prison by facilitating trauma-informed art workshops. Previously, she worked at rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs and sexual health agencies across California as an advocate and educator. She is a trained rape crisis counselor.
Kelly Shelton has Master’s Degrees in Sociology and Addictions/Co-Occurring Disorders Counseling. She is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Minnesota. She has published research in the area of sex offender recidivism. She has worked in the criminal justice system in a variety of capacities: as an advocate for victims of domestic violence, as a research analyst with the Minnesota Department of Corrections, as a pretrial services officer in Ramsey County, Minnesota courts, and as an addictions counselor. She has been the PREA Advocate at RCCCNM for 4 years. She moved from Minneapolis to Albuquerque in 2015 because she was NOT going to go through another polar vortex winter. She lives with her husband and 2 dogs.
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This project was supported by subgrant 2020-WF-625 awarded by the NMCVRC for the STOP Formula Grant Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in the publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NMCVRC or the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.