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We talk about training for our jobs, but what are we learning in, on, and for the job? This meetup focuses on the topic of what and how we are learning in our job. Are you attending conferences? Reviewing materials in MyGideon? Participating in NAPD online courses? Reading journal articles or books? Learning from colleagues or clients? However you are learning, come talk about how (and what) you are learning on the job, for the job, and then share your resources!

Stephanne Cline Thornton is a West Virginia native who has worked in and around criminal defense and mitigation for more than 20 years in Georgia, Colorado, and West Virginia. She is currently the Social Work Training and Resource Coordinator for NAPD, Clinical Director for the West Virginia Judicial and Lawyer Assistance Program, and owner of Transform Legal, a consultancy focused on mitigation, training, and sustainability. As a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Master Addiction Counselor, Stephanne focuses on proper assessment for and access to trauma and substance use disorder treatment to ensure the health and well-being of affected individuals. Stephanne is on the Trauma-Informed Care Network Speakers Bureau and uses that platform to call attention to the intersection of secondary traumatic stress and legal practice. She approaches her work with clients, lawyers, social workers, and mitigation specialists through a contextualized mitigation lens.