Palm Beach County Reentry Summit Sponsored by Harcourt M. and Virginia W. Sylvester Foundation

REENTRY SUMMIT 2020

Palm Beach County

October 21-23, 2020 – West Palm Beach Florida

Sponsored by Harcourt M. and Virginia W. Sylvester Foundation

Presented by Palm Beach County’s Nationally Recognized Reentry Collaborative

Co-chaired by The Lord’s Place and PBC Public Defenders Office.

Community partners include:  Palm Beach County Department of Public Safety, Florida Atlantic University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Public Defender’s Office – 15th Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County School District, Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office, National Association of Mental Illness, Palm Beach State College, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Florida Department of Corrections, Riviera Beach Justice Service Center, Matthew 25 Ministries, CareerSource, Plunk Designs, Wordsmith Communications, and Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work.

*In conjunction with each course: General CEUs for Florida licensed LCSWs, LMFTs, LMHCs and Psychologists. FAU Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work is an approved provider of the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and counseling and the Florida Board of Psychology (BAP #50-6251).

The Reentry Summit will be held in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida and is a perfect venue to share best practices and identify opportunities to collaborate on reentry solutions and programs.  Workshops will address a variety of topics including innovative funding solutions, integration of peer specialists, overcoming barriers, behavioral health care, housing, employment, creating a reentry system, racial diversity, gender responsiveness, evidence based practices, juvenile services, and many more related topics.

Key Note Speakers

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Who Should Attend

Community leaders, government officials, non-profits, policy makers, correctional professionals, law enforcement personnel,legal services, foundations, philanthropists, academia, students, businesses, health care professionals, faith based entities, human resources professionals, returning citizens and families, and others interested in reentry services.

Why Attend

The reentry movement is at a crucial point throughout the nation – over the past few years, significant progress has been achieved in the field nationally, but there are still critical challenges that need to be addressed so that outcomes continue to improve. This summit will bring  people from across the nation to network, share best practices, exchange ideas, and advocate for systemic reform.

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE. REGISTER TODAY!

BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS

Researcher/practitioner partnership Current State of Evidence- Based Reentry Practices Defining Success “Keys to Making it Work”
Housing Innovative Funding Solutions Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse (Wrap-Around Services) Employment
Overcoming Barriers to Reentry “The Hidden Gems of Libraries” Peer Involvement Reentry though the Eyes of Families
Gender Responsiveness Juvenile Reentry/Education and Juvenile Justice Reform Racial Disparities Reentry for Sex Offenders
Reentry Simulation Reentry in the Private Sector “Leading Adaptive Change in Community Corrections: Making Yourself and Your Agency More Nimble, Agile, and Effective” A Model for Implementing CBI-Employment

REGISTER HERE

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

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PANELISTS:

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SUMMIT DETAILS

Event Program (PDF)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Non-profit providers, Government Officials, Criminal Justice Advocates

WHEN:

October 21-23, 2020

WHERE:

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COST:

TBA (includes breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception)

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE:

Wednesday:

4:00 p.m. Registration opens

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Thursday:

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet

9:00 a.m. Keynote Address – Penn. Department of Corrections Sec. John Wetzel

10:45 a.m. Breakout Session 1 | Choose From 5 Sessions

12:15 p.m. Lunch Provided

1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker – Tonier Cain

2:30 p.m. Breakout Session 2 | Choose From 5 Sessions

4:00 p.m. Breakout Session 3 | Choose From 5 Sessions

Friday:

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet

9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker – Dr. Ed Latessa

10:30 a.m. Breakout Session 4 | Choose From 5 Sessions

12:00 p.m Lunch Provided – Keynote Speaker

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