Support From Outside the Walls #7

April 23, 2015

Thursday, April 23 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 pm 1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way at 12th St., Oakland (Walkable from the 12th St BART, ADA accessible)

Training 7: Challenges to Getting Appropriate Medical or Mental Health Care On The Inside: Tools For More Effective Advocacy and Better Outcomes for Incarcerated People

This training will teach participants the legal rights of inmates with medical or mental health needs. The trainer(s) will focus on strategies to advocate for better treatment, including evaluations, medications, and emergency care for individuals in jails and prisons. Examples will be drawn from experiences with individual and systemic legal advocacy.

This training series will focus on practical skills development for loved ones, activists, legal workers, and lawyers to understand the nitty gritty methods and best practices for supporting people on the inside.

CLE Credit Available.