At times, the differences in culture and outlook among corrections professionals and community members or government and non-government personnel can seem staggering. Yet building truly effective partnerships that can bridge this divide is essential to achieving long-term improvements for people leaving prisons, jails, and juvenile facilities. This session discusses different approaches for making these partnerships work and will be invited to share their own experiences.
Roger Werholtz, Consultant, CSG Justice Center
Jac Charlier, Director, Consulting and Training, Center for Health and Justice, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC); Director, Great Lakes ATTC Center on Criminal Justice at TASC, Inc.
Gregg and Lisa Nicklas, Co-Chief Executive Officers, Christian Heritage Children’s Home