2019 Illinois Reentry Conference

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Date(s) - 03/12/2019 - 03/13/2019
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Brookens Auditorium, U of Illinois Springfield

Join us for this two-day conference that brings together public health professionals, healthcare providers, social service professionals, students, and community members to build skills around health equity, social justice, and reentry services for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Session topics include:

  • Hepatitis C
  • Addressing Stigma in Health and Community Settings
  • Mental Health
  • Health Equity and Social Justice
  • Discharge Planning
  • Social Exclusion Simulation
  • Incarceration Mythbusters
  • Protecting our Patients (POP) Module

Space is limited for day one.

Free registration open through March 7 at http://bit.ly/2019ReentryConference

CEUs available on request at $10 Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

For additional information, please contact: Rashonda Johnson, 312.629.2988 ext. 133 or rashonda.johnson@phimc.org

Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) enhances the capacity of public health and healthcare systems to promote health equity and expand access to services. Through organizational development, system transformation, fiscal management, andprogram implementation, PHIMC leads efforts to strengthen public health infrastructure in Illinois.

Community Reentry Project (CRP) is a multi-stakeholder project that coordinates efforts to ensure that people living with and at highest risk for HIV transition smoothly from incarceration to communities. CRP facilitates a comprehensive system of HIV prevention, care, and support services throughout Illinois. Partners include AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Cermak Health Services of Cook County, Children’sHome & Aid, Christian Community Health Center – Footprints, Men and Women in Prison Ministries, and Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center.