Pace University Criminal Justice Professor Kimberly Collica-Cox, Ph.D., who has spent more than 20 years working with incarcerated populations and implementing programs to support them, has been named to the Westchester County Correction Advisory Board. Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order creating the nine-member board to provide the Department of Correction with advice on programs and services for inmates, as well as ways to reduce recidivism. Collica-Cox is a certified Prison Rape Elimination Act and American Correctional Association auditor and serves as a professional trainer in the cross-section between HIV and incarceration. Since 1997, she has worked with inmates, correctional staff, and community-based service providers. At Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, she serves as the advisor to the Criminal Justice Society and Alpha Phi Sigma student organizations. Collica-Cox runs the Parenting, Prison and Pups (PPP) program at the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla, volunteering her time as the program’s director and lead trainer.
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