05/17/2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM PST


Taylor Miller (she/her) ValorUS, Marsela Rojas (she/her) ValorUS


Taylor Miller (she/her) ValorUS, Marsela Rojas (she/her) ValorUS, Edward Cervantes (he/him) JDI, Jessica Seipel (she/her) JDI


This session will help advocates gain confidence in providing meaningful emotional support via letter writing incarcerated survivors. In reviewing example scenarios together, advocates will work to develop responses that are inclusive to and meet the needs of incarcerated survivors.

Learning Objectives

  • Determine ways to assess the needs of incarcerated survivors via letter correspondence.
  • Provide strategies to build rapport, trust, and ongoing advocacy with incarcerated survivors.
  • Describe the resources and healing materials available to address incarcerated survivor’s needs.


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