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Friday, September 27, 2019
8:30 am to 5 pm

Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center
5400 Holiday Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

Hosted by:
Heartly House, Inc., Mental Health Association of Frederick County, Wells House, Inc., Frederick County Health Department

The Summit of Intersections is authorized through the FCHD by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to sponsor 6.5 continuing education programs for Category A CEU. CEUs have been applied for to sponsor 6.5 social work continuing education programs for Category I CEU and to a sponsor for 6.5 continuing education programs for Prevention Professionals. Participants must attend all hours of the training and submit an evaluation to receive a certificate.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886810993-6351) for 6.5 continuing education contact hours.


Registration has closed for this event.


Sponsored by:
Precision Diagnostics and United Way of Frederick County



Topic Speaker
7:30a Breakfast and Registration
8:30a Welcome and Instructions Cynthia Terl
8:40a Keynote Address
Prosecution at the Crossroads
Charlie SmithFrederick County State’s Attorney
The Role of the SA Office in addressing MH, SA, SUD
9:45m Problem Solving Courts – A Viable Alternative Gray BartonDirector of Problem Solving Courts, MD
10:45a Refreshment Break
11:00a Workshops/Intersections
  1. Veterans at the intersection of the CJS
This breakout will offer a deep dive into the significant impact the issues with the CJS has on our veterans and what the unique challenges are that they encounter.
  1. Children of Incarcerated Parents
This workshop will focus on the effect of incarceration of those in jail, their children and their children’s caregivers.
  1. Criminogenics and MRT
This workshop will be focusing on the impact that drug addiction has on the criminal justice system.
  1. Sexual Assault Victimization and the Investigatory Process
This session will focus on the criminal investigatory process and its impact on victims and survivors.
12:00p Buffet Lunch Included
1:00p Afternoon Keynote
I believe in Me
Aje Hill
His story of transformation and his mission to inspire and challenge at risk youth through physical and mental activities to foster self-respect and respect for the world around them.
2:00p Workshops/Intersections
  1. Human Trafficking and its unique challenge for the CJS
Learn more about the ways in which human trafficking is a unique and challenging crime for criminal justice workers to navigate.
  1. Finding your Voice
“Finding Your Voice” will focus on the path from our early years of life when we are influenced by many outside voices, telling us what to and what not to feel, think, say, and do.
  1. Law enforcement trauma training
How “trauma Training” for law enforcement is having an impact.
  1. LGBTQ and the intersections with the CJS
As with the broader population, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+), and allied sexual orientation/gender identity (SOGI) communities interact with law enforcement and judicial institutions on a regular basis.
3:15p Refreshment Break
3:30p Action Plan Panel and Questions and Answers Dr. Barbara Brookmyer, Christina Trenton, Charlie Smith, Dr. Inga James, Shannon Alshire, Betsy Day, Ken Oldham, Richard Barton
Each panel member summarizes key findings from the day and outlines actions attendees should take based on this knowledge. Organizations include WH, MHA, United Way, FCHD, Heartly House,. Dr Brookmyer will be lead speaker providing a county wide perspective.
5:00p Adjourn

For questions, comments or concerns, please contact us:

The Summit of Intersections
PO Box 1449, Frederick, Maryland 21702

Registrations are closed for this event


September 27, 2019
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Clarion Inn Frederick
5400 Holiday Drive
Frederick, MD 21703 United States
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