Mommy Dearest: Myths and Realities of Women in Prison
Monday, February 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Note: This event does not have CLE credit
Rates of female incarceration are rising around the world. This talk will analyze how women prisoners are a special population that differs significantly from male prisoners. Female inmates often have histories of trauma and mental health problems. Women are also commonly the primary caregiver for a child prior to their incarceration. What challenges do they face in prison and how can the system address their needs?
Dr. Susan Hatters-Friedman is Director of Forensic Psychiatry at UH Cleveland Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Psychiatry at CWRU School of Medicine. She is also an adjunct professor teaching Law & Psychiatry at the CWRU School of Law.
Moot Courtroom (A59)
11075 East Blvd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106