Inside and Outside the Justice System: Advocacy, Policy and Practice


Interview with Glenn E. Martin, Conference Keynote Speaker

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December 10, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm
Location Change:
Please note that this event has moved to:
NYU Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South, Room 406


Through a variety of techniques including, slides, interactive lecture and discussion, and handouts, this full-day conference will raise understanding and skills in relating to the broad field of social justice as it impacts those involved in the justice system. Policy issues and multiple forms of justice will be explored. Clinical skill building will be applied in the broad arena of forensic practice.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn about the experience of incarceration;
2. Learn about the changing environment of justice;
3. Learn about the importance of advocacy;
4. Learn various methods of justice; and
5. Learn practice skills when working with clients in the justice system.


9:00 am - 9:20 am Check In and Welcome
9:20 am - 10:05 am

Keynote with Q&A: “Marching Upstream: Redefining Justice in America”

Glenn E. Martin, Founder, JustLeadershipUSA

10:05 am - 10:10 am


10:10 am - 11:40 am  

Justice Panel with Q&A

  • “Therapeutic Jurisprudence”

Alex Calabrese, JD, AB, Judge, Red Hook Community Justice Center Alternative to Incarceration

  • “Alternatives to Incarceration”

Bradley Jacobs, MSW, BA, Director, Clinical Services at The Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services

  • “Restorative Justice Responses to Crimes of Serious Violence”

Danielle Sered, MA, BA, Director, Common Justice, VERA Institute of Justice  

  • “Retributive Justice”

Heidi van Es, MSW, BA, Director, Social Work Program, Federal Defenders NY

11:40 am - 12:40 pm

Luncheon with Q&A: “A Policy Perspective”

Vincent Schiraldi, MSW, BS, Senior Advisor at NYC Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice; Member, Executive Session on Community Corrections at Harvard Kennedy School of Government

12:40 pm - 1:30 pm

Panel with Q&A: "Mental Illness Along the Criminal Justice Continuum"

Stacey L. Barrenger, PhD, AM, BA, Assistant Professor of Social Work; McSilver Faculty Fellow, NYU Silver School of Social Work

Kendall Atterbury, LMSW, PhD Student, NYU Silver School of Social Work; Director of Peer Informed Practice, Community Access

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Training: “Diagnostic Models of System Change:  Clinical Social Work Practice and Criminal Justice Reform and Q&A”                       

Julian Adler, Esq, LCSW, Project Director, Red Hook Community Justice Center

Kate Barrow, LMSW, Director, Alternatives to Incarceration