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Carol Fisler, Esq.

Carol Fisler, Esq.

Center for Court Innovation
Director, Mental Health Court Programs
New York, NY, USA


Carol Fisler is the director of Mental Health Court Programs at the Center for Court Innovation. She oversees initiatives that address mental illness and the courts, which have included the planning and implementation of the Brooklyn Mental Health Court, the first specialized court for offenders with mental illness in New York, and training and technical assistance to more than 50 mental health court planning teams in New York State and around the country. She also directed the planning and implementation of a juvenile justice/mental health initiative for young people with mental health disorders charged with delinquency and has overseen youth development and alternative-to-detention programs in Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. Ms. Fisler speaks frequently at national and regional conferences and has extensive public and private sector legal and managerial experience, serving as the president of a start-up welfare-to-work staffing company, deputy general counsel of the New York City Housing Authority, assistant commissioner for legal affairs of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell. Ms. Fisler graduated from Harvard University and Stanford Law School.
Carol Fisler, Esq. is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment A Trauma-Informed Justice System - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018
The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio A Trauma-Informed Justice System - A Trauma-Informed Justice System, Monday, May 21, 2018
The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients - The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients, Monday, May 21, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients - The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients, Monday, May 21, 2018
A Trauma-Informed Justice System - A Trauma-Informed Justice System, Monday, May 21, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg A Trauma-Informed Justice System - A Trauma-Informed Justice System, Monday, May 21, 2018
The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients - The Faces of Trauma: Why Judges and Lawyers Need to Recognize and Respond to Trauma Histories of Litigants, Witnesses & Clients, Monday, May 21, 2018
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know About Trauma and Delinquency - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Professional Quality of Life Scale - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Alcohol & Drug Use Questionnaire—NYC Bar Lawyer Assistance Program - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers: Program Overview (March 22, 2018) - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
New York City Lawyer Assistance Program Brochure - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Dealing with the Effects of Trauma—A Self-Help Guide - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Barbara F. Smith, Going Up River: Lawyer Discipline, Lawyer Assistance and the Legal Profession’s Response to Lawyer Alcoholism - Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2018: Why Trauma Matters to Judges and Lawyers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2019, Friday, May 17, 2019, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2019, Friday, May 17, 2019, New York, NY
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