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Incarceration on the Brain

Incarceration on the Brain looks at the intersection of brain injury and the Criminal Justice System through a social justice lens.

Brought to you by the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona thanks to general support from the Satterberg Foundation.

This podcast is hosted by Carrie Collins-Fadell. Recorded and edited by Open Conversation.

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Dec 8, 2021

Jaime Blandino, Ph.D. of the Thrive Center for Psychology joins us to talk about trauma, stress, and the impact it has on our brain. Dr. Blandino is a licensed clinical psychologist who works with individuals recovering from PTSD and complex trauma. She served as a consultant on 60 Days In , an A&E docusceries. It airs...

Sep 14, 2021

Survival during the COVID pandemic has been all about social distancing and practicing good hygiene.  What happens if you can’t do either because you are incarcerated?  Join us as we look at being locked up during a global pandemic with Dr. Apryl Alexander, co-author of  Sick and Shut In: Incarceration During a Public...

Jun 3, 2021

Problem Solving Courts with Army and Navy Veteran Patrick Ziegert, Peer Support Specialist Jose Castillo, and Abel Moreno, a Specialty Court & Justice System Liaison, who join us to discuss successful reentry into the community and how we can support Veterans in systems designed to serve them. 

Jun 2, 2021

"Criminal Justice and TBI" with Dr. Kim Gorgens, a neuropsychologist at the University of Denver; and Maddie Pontius, a graduate student in forensic psychology at the University of Denver.