California Lawyers for the Arts and the Williams James AssociationÂ
present a national conference:
SAVE THE DATE: June 16-19, 2015
Arts in Corrections: Opportunities for Justice and Rehabilitation through the Arts
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This four-day conference will provide expert practitioners in the field opportunities to showcase best practices, learn about current research models and results, and gain insights into new developments and challenges.Â The intended audience includes experienced artists as well as those who are new to in arts-in-corrections, in addition to arts administrators,Â educators, and allied professionals from the mental health and criminal justice sectors, including psychologists, sociologists, law enforcement officers, elected officials and judges.
Optional Pre-Conference Day
Artists who are new to the field of corrections will have an opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners from different art disciplines, including dance, theatre, music, literary and visual arts.Â Curriculum approaches for various arts disciplines, as well as communications and other life skills, will be discussed, as well as techniques for classroom management in the corrections environment.