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De-escalation Training: What Works, Implementation Lessons, and Taking It to Scale; Plenary at the 2023 NIJ Research Conference

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This webinar features a panel discussion on women’s reentry from incarceration.


This video published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) focuses on promising practices for women’s reentry success and implementation of practices in the field to support women's reentry prior to and after release. Discussants include representatives from the National Institute of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and service organizations. The panel includes Kyleigh Clark-Moorman, a Social Science Research Analyst at the National Institute of Justice; NIJ Director, Nancy La Vigne; Karl Leukefeld, Administrator of the Women and Special  Populations branch in the Reentry Services  Division of the Federal Bureau of Prisons; Marta, a formerly incarcerated woman involved with Lady of Hope  Ministries;  Deanne Benos, Director and Co-founder of the Women's Justice Institute;  Alyssa Benedict, Deanne’s assistant; and Elizabeth Cruz, Senior Advisor of Health & Well-Being and Gender-Responsive Services at the Women's Justice Institute.

Date Published: January 1, 2023