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New York Minorities in Criminal Justice Inc. 

Membership organization dedicated to improvements in the Criminal Justice System for minorities

Region 6 Training Day - "Building Bridges"

  • November 17, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Cayuga Community College


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NYSMICJ Region 6 Training Day

“Building Bridges”

Cayuga Community College

197 Franklin Street

Auburn, NY 13021

Friday, November 17, 2023


 8:00am – 8:45am Registration and Continental Breakfast
 8:45am – 9:45am Opening Remarks

AM Speaker 

 9:45am – 10:45am A.M. Workshops
 10:45am – 11:15am Vendors and Raffles
 11:15am – 12:15pm Lunch
 12:15pm – 12:30pm Vendors and Raffles
 12:30pm – 1:00pm P.M. Speaker Rhoda Overstreet, Community Activist
 1:00pm – 2:00pm P.M. Workshops
 2:00pm – 2:30pm Vendors and Raffles
 2:30pm – 3:30pm Closing Remarks

Raffle Drawing


All workshops are both A.M. and P.M.

“Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Workplace”

  Jerimy Blowers, PhD, Cayuga Community College

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of workplace stress, learn effective ways and strategies to manage the effects that it has in the workplace and family. Attendance at both the AM and PM workshops is required receive 3 CASAC credits.

"Suicide Prevention: A series of guides and resources for professionals, families, and their communities to prevent it."

Daniel Ouimette, NYSDOCCS Instructor, Correction Officer

Timothy Schell, NYSDOCCS Instructor, Correction Officer

“Managing Stress and Wellness; Finding Workplace Balance”

    Rick Vanacore, NYS DOCCS Correction Officers

    Auggie Smith, NYS DOCCS Correction Officers

    Angel Johnson, NYS DOCCS Correction Officers

Learn ways that help protect yourself from stress. This workshop will give you a range of tools to reset and recalibrate. Help your mind and body adapt and building resilience.

“Civic Participation and Community Building”

    Norman Lee, Director of Student Activities/Professor Cayuga Community            College

This training provides community members with the tools to create lasting change, encourage local problem-solving and prepare the community leaders, organizers and activists.

“Vicarious Traumas within the Criminal Justice Profession, as it relates to Domestic and Gender base Violence

    Amelia Allen, Prevention Specialist, Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

    Katherine Grant, Prevention Specialist, Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Vicarious trauma is an occupational challenge for people working and volunteering in the fields of victim services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire services, and other allied professions, due to their continuous exposure to victims of trauma and violence.

Please note: The "Step Into Health" workshop has been canceled.



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