Start Date: 12/1/2021 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 12/1/2021 1:00 PM EST
Social Work Meetup 12/1/21 - 12 PM EASTERN, ~60 mins
Meet Up Facilitators: Stephanne Thornton
About the Meet Up: This will be the first in a new series of regularly scheduled meetups for social workers, mitigation specialists, sentencing advocates and others in similar roles. This first meeting will be used to determine what interested participants would like to get out of this series.
About the Faculty:
STEPHANNE CLINE THORNTON is the Criminal Justice Specialist for Public Defender Service’s Public Defender Corporation Resource Center in West Virginia where she assists public defenders across the state with research and mitigation. Stephanne conducts mitigation trainings for attorneys and social workers and writes grants on behalf of Public Defender Corporations to further the holistic mission of indigent criminal defense. Stephanne holds a LICSW, MAC, CCTP, and CSOTP and her clinical training background is in trauma; she is on the Trauma-Informed Care Network Speakers Bureau and presents on trauma, substance use, and self-care across the state and at national conferences as these topics intersect with the lives of criminal defendants and those who represent them.