Event Calendar

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Meetup: Social Work Meetup: Let's Talk About...Record Review and Record Digestion

Start Date: 2/8/2023 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 2/8/2023 1:00 PM EST


Organization Name: NAPD

Contact:
Jeni Benavides
Email: events@publicdefenders.us
Phone: (502) 219-6149

Social Work Meetup 2/8/23 - 12 PM EASTERN, ~60 mins - Meetup: Let's Talk About...Record Review and Record Digestion

About the Meetup: This is the third and final segment of our "Let's Talk About" series that will be an open discussion and information-sharing time about how we do things, how we want to do things, and learn how others are doing these things in this work. Join this meet-up to talk, brainstorm, and share ideas about record review and record digestion.





Meetup Facilitator: Stephanne Thornton

About the Facilitator: 
Stephanne Cline Thornton is the Clinical Director for the West Virginia Judicial and Lawyer Assistance Program, and owner of Transform Legal, a consultancy focused on mitigation, training, and sustainability in legal practice. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Master Addiction Counselor focusing on access to trauma and substance use disorder treatment to ensure the health and well-being of affected individuals. Recognizing the prevalent intersection of stress, substance use, and mental health conditions with some practitioners of the law, Stephanne believes in health, sustainability, and mindful practices to ensure those in the helping professions care for themselves to better care for those they are serving. She approaches her work with clients, lawyers, social workers, and mitigation specialists through a mitigation lens. 

Stephanne earned a Master of Divinity degree from Emory University Candler School of Theology, and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Georgia. She has been clinically licensed as a social worker and addictions counselor since 2004 and additionally holds certificates as Certified Addiction Counselor Level III, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider. Stephanne’s clinical training background is in trauma, and 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.