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Friday, February 3, 2017
Registration 8:45 – 9:30am/Training 9:30am to 3:30pm

Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871

The criminal justice system can be overwhelming, intimidating, and confusing for anyone who does not work within it every day. This training will serve to enhance the capacity of a broad range of professionals, including victim advocates, mental health and social workers, first responders, and others, to address the needs of victims of crime as they navigate the criminal justice system in Rhode Island. The goal is to provide attendees with information, practical tools, and resources within a criminal justice context so they can best inform, advocate for, and support victims of crime through the process. Presenters will overview the five stages of the criminal justice process:

Criminal Arrest & Police Interaction; Bail/Arraignment & Probable Cause; Trial Preparation; Offender Sentencing & Victim Impact; and, Parole & Release. Victims’ rights and what a victim may expect at each stage of the process will also be covered.

Presented by:

Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr. - Chief, Providence Police Department
Carla Cuellar – Police Liaison, Family Service of Rhode Island with Providence Police Department
Tricia Martland, JD - Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Criminal Justice Program Director, Roger Williams University
Stacey Veroni, JD - Assistant Attorney General of Rhode Island
Ana Giron - Director of Victim Services, Rhode Island Attorney General's Office Laura A. Pisaturo, Esq. - Chairperson, Rhode Island Parole Board Candace Johndrow - Victim Advocate, Family Service of Rhode Island

Registration fees: Five (5) NASW Continuing Education Credits $75. All others $35.

Registration fee includes continental breakfast breaks, and lunch
Please make checks payable to the Roger Williams University JST&RI, 144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Questions? Contact Liz Campo, Administrative Assistant, at (401) 254-3731 or ecampo@rwu.edu
To register online: http://www.rwu.edu/academics/schools-colleges/sjs/centers-institutes/jstri
Or fax your registration form to 401-254-3351

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If paying by credit card please call Liz Campo at (401) 254-3731

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