Medical Advocacy in CDCR PAN Training

October 10, 2017

October 10 Training: Medical Advocacy in CDCR PAN Training

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Medical Advocacy In CDCR Participants will learn how to: - -Request and review medical files - -Write effective advocacy letters with the goal of obtaining medical or mental health care, or disability accommodation. - -Perform and incorporate basic research on medical, mental health, and disability issues, as well as how to find and use experts.

Tuesday October 10, 7-9PM 1 Hour General CLE Credit & 1 Hour Elimination of Bias CLE Credit 1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Ste. 200, Oakland CA 94612 (Location may change if large number of RSVPS)(Wheelchair accessible).

Trainers Joseph Calderon: *Joe is a native of San Francisco. At the age of 23 he started serving a life sentence. After nearly 20 years of incarceration, he began to explore ways to give back to society upon his release. In 2013, Joe was appointed to the San Francisco Reentry Council by the Board of Supervisors, and has continued in this role ever since. He also served on the Equity Advisory Committee with the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, with the mission of seeking equity for all people. Today, he is enrolled in City College’s Post-Prison Health Worker Certificate program, and works as a community health worker with Transitions Clinic in the Bayview. His work was profiled by the Commonwealth Fund here *Dr. Jamie Weinstein is a family doctor committed to improving the lives and well being of her patients and her community. She received her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University and completed her family medicine training at the University of Michigan where she was on faculty until relocating to Northern California. She has worked at Kaiser Permanente for the past 10 years with special interests in care for the underserved, adolescent medicine and family medicine education. She is actively involved in advocating for the rights of prisoners and their families through her work with Human Rights Pen Pals and Family UNIty Network and as a medical consultant with the Prisoner Advocacy Network.
Caitlin Kelly Henry is an Attorney, Educator, and PAN co-founder