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University of Rochester

Justice Involved Women Conference

This exciting conference was held June 21, 2013. Researchers, practitioners and policy makers presented their work to disseminate evidence-based practices and interventions for justice involved women. Other topics discussed included the state of the science, difficulties for informing practice, funding challenges and solutions for justice involved women.

To download the PowerPoint presentations presented at the conference, click here.  

MCLE Credit
NYSDA was certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York (2010-2013). This transitional/nontransitional program was approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 4.5 credit hours, of which 1 credit hour can be applied toward Ethics and Professionalism. No CLE credit was earned for repeat attendance at any accredited CLE activity within any one reporting cycle.


8:00-9:00      Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30      Total System Failure

                               Stephanie Batcheller, Esq., New York State 
                               Defenders Association                                   

9:30-10:20    What Women Need

                               Rita Nieves, RN, MPH, MSW, Boston Public Health

                               Stephanie Batcheller, Esq., New York State 
                               Defenders Association

10:20-10:30    Break – Coffee and Assorted Yogurts/Granola Bars

10:30-11:30    Keynote: Matching Needs and Resources for Re-entering 

                                  Faye S. Taxman, PhD, George Mason University

11:30-12:30    Panel Discussion: Where Do We Go From Here?

                                  Emily Wang, MD, MAS, Yale University

                                  Jennifer Johnson, PhD, Brown University

                                  Kathleen FitzPatrick, LCSW, Amber Light
                                  International, Rochester

                                  Moderator: Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD,
                                  University of Rochester

12:30-1:30      Poster Presentations
                       Lunch – Salad Bar, Deli Bar

1:30-2:30        Panel Discussion: What Are We Doing Now?

                                  Diane Morse, MD, University of Rochester
                                  Integrated Care for Women in Reentry        

                                  Catherine Kothari, MA, Western Michigan 
                                  Women's Experiences In Mental Health 

                                  Moderator: Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD, University
                                  of Rochester     
2:30-2:45         Break

2:45-3:45         Attorneys' Ethical Obligations in Defending Female 

                                   Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD, University of 


Scholarships were available for justice involved women (probation, parole, reentry)- 8 sponsored women attended the conference.

Additional Sponsors:
 WISH logo       CFAR logo          LIVV logo    NYSDA