Kysten A. Palmore
Reentry Task Force Coordinator
Phone: (614) 525-5577
Fax: (614) 525-5549
Judge Timothy S. Horton
Task Force Co-Chair
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
Task Force Co-Chair
President and CEO, Alvis House
Franklin County Homeland Security & Justice Programs
373 South Hight Street
Columbus, OH 43215
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down. -Mary Pickford
Community Provider Corner
The purpose of this Community Provider Corner page is to list funding opportunities and upcoming training regarding best practices and evidence-based principles. Please submit to this page via Michael Daniels and indicate the section where you want the information posted.
Upcoming funding opportunities will be listed here as they become known
19th Annual National TASC Conference on Drugs, Crime and ReentryMay 8-10, 2013 | The Greater Columbus Convention Center| Columbus, OH
Each year, the National TASC Conference brings hundreds of individuals from around the country together to explore the latest advancements and issues in the treatment and recovery of justice-involved individuals with behavioral health needs. National TASC is a national membership organization representing TASC programs across the United States. National TASC members are dedicated professionals delivering screening, assessment, referral and case management services to substance-abusing adult and juvenile offender populations. Our mission is to offer leadership, advocacy, and policy recommendations for innovative treatment and recovery supports resulting in opportunities for justice-involved individuals with behavioral health needs to achieve healthy and productive lives with their families and communities.
The Ohio Association of Local Reentry Coalitions is offering free trainings via the web.
12th Annual Ohio Community Corrections ConferenceMay 9-10, 2013 | Embassy Suites Columbus-Dublin
2100 Stella Court, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614)252-8417 ext 356
Fax: (614) 252-7987
Training and Webinars
Trainings for beginning and established Reentry Coalitions will be offered throughout the year, so watch for upcoming trainings!Trainings in April include the following:
4/5 Grant Writing 1.0
This training is intended for beginner grant writers. Participants will receive a general overview of the necessary components for a successful grant application. Items such as how to improve your writing and responses to grant solicitations will be discussed as well as how to development effective problem statements and constructing objectives to deliver intended outcomes. This workshop will provide valuable online sources available for your next possible grant writing project.
Presenter: Rhonda Fannin, Highland County Reentry Services
Registration Link: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E954DD8489483A
- 4/12 Legislative Updates - Spring 2013
This training will discuss the meaning of civil impacts and how they affect returning offenders and the community at large. Hot topics of recently signed legislation, mainly HB 86 and SB 337, will be discussed as they relate to criminal record sealing, employment certificates and other civil-impact changes to the law. The collateral sanctions website will be demonstrated with its benefits of how to search for civil impacts associated with offenses.
Presenter: Attorney Stephen JohnsonGrove, Ohio Policy and Justice Center
Registration Link: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E954DD87854C3E
- 4/19 Identifying Community Resources and Best Practices
This workshop will focus on researching and identifying the community resources needed to meet the needs of your individual agency or department. When deciding on a new resource for your organization, it is imperative to look at best practices available for possible implementation. Challenges will be discussed and strategies will be presented to assist with implementation, application of innovative, research-based practices to achieve desired outcomes.
Presenter: Nida Reid-Williamson, Fairfield County Re-Entry Coalition
Registration Link: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E954DD87854839
- 4/26 Establishing a Reentry Coalition & Strategic Planning
This training is for community members, including law enforcement, probation, the court system, and various service providers, who do not currently have a Reentry Coalition, wonder if they need one or would like to move current efforts forward. An overview of the benefits of having a Reentry Coalition in your county will be discussed as well as developing strategies to enhance efforts to reduce recidivism and improving offender outcomes. Resources available for step-by-step assistance will be provided and participants will walk away with a plan of action.
Presenter: Amy Piner, Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry
Registration Link: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E954DD87854639
Don't forget to register now! Seating is limited to the first 25 registrants. All trainings will be recorded and posted on the OALRC website at the end of the year.
Please forward this training opportunity to anyone that you feel would benefit from attending one of the OALRC's online trainings.
Should you have any questions, please contact one of the OALRC Sustainability and Funding Committee Members:
Amy Piner, firstname.lastname@example.org, (937) 496-7047
Nida Reid-Williamson, email@example.com, (740) 652-7671
Rhonda R. Fannin, firstname.lastname@example.org, (937) 393-9266