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State Bar of Georgia 
104 Marietta Street
Atlanta 30303

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Mariel Sivley 
Georgia Supportive Housing Association 

Georgia Supportive Housing Association 2nd Reentry Conference

Wed., June 15, 2015

Please join us for a Conference on the status of Reentry housing and services in Georgia for people returning to the community from jails and prisons. 

Registration is $30 for attendees of member organizations and $45 for non-members.

Light breakfast and box Lunch included in registration.

Program Agenda

9:00     Registration and light breakfast

9:30     Introduction - Mariel Sivley, Executive Director, GSHA

9:40     Personal Speech - Emmanuel Ellison, graduate of the Athens Treatment and Accountability Court

10:00   Keynote Speech - Commissioner Michael W. Nail, Department of Community Supervision

 10:45   “DCS Housing Programs”

Lisa Brown, Business Operations Manager, Department of Community Supervision

11:15   “Learning from Department of Community Supervision Regional Housing Coordinators”

Moderator: Janine Robinson, Special Projects Manager

Melanie Conner, Columbus; Randy Humphrey, Atlanta; Robert Simmons, Savannah

12:00 Lunch – Please reassemble in the Auditorium to continue to enjoy your lunch and continue the program at 12:30

12:30 “Overview of housing need and choice survey process and outcomes”

Dr. Terri Timberlake, Douglas Scott, Letitia Robinson, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

1:00 “Mental Health First Aid training for residential providers – An Overview”

Sarah Schwartz, Executive Director, Mental Health America of Georgia 

1:30 “Collaborations with GDC, DBHDD, DJJ, DCS, and DCA”

Andre’ Cheek, Dr. Marcelle Moon, Department of Juvenile Justice

Harris Childers, Deputy Director, Court/Board/Field Services, Department of Community Supervision

Mark Morris, Director of Reentry Services, Georgia Department of Corrections

Ronald Pounds, Disability Housing Coordinator, Department of Community Affairs

Dr. Terri Timberlake, Jill Mays, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

2:30     Break

2:45     “A Community Collaboration”

Moderator: Talley Wells, Director, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. Disability Integration Project

Elizabeth Danley, The United Way of Greater Atlanta

Susan Walker Goico, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. Disability Integration Project

Chad Jones, Director of Community Services, View Point Health

3:15     Advancing Advocacy

Doug Ammar, Executive Director, The Georgia Justice Project

Marissa Dodson, Public Policy Director, The Southern Center for Human Rights

4:00     Conclude


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