Half Day Program

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Why You Should Attend

This program will explore the challenges of working with criminalized survivors of domestic violence – survivors who are incarcerated or otherwise involved with the criminal justice system. Experienced practitioners will share their practical strategies for addressing challenges when working with gender-based violence survivors who are seeking criminal defense or post-conviction remedies.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be better able to:

• Interview domestic violence survivors with a trauma-informed lens

• Identify gender-based violence red flags when working with survivors

• Understand strategies for gathering and presenting facts and arguments to support a survivor client

• Recognize new and future remedies that impact criminalized survivors

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for attorneys, psychologists, and social workers in private, pro bono, or public interest practice, as well as government attorneys and court personnel, who work with criminalized domestic violence survivors. The program will benefit both new and experienced practitioners, as well as those interested in pro bono practice, and will enhance their ability to work with criminalized survivors.

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: None

Intended Audience: Public interest lawyers, pro bono attorneys, advocates, prosecutors, defense attorneys, therapists, and court personnel who work on matters involving domestic violence survivors.

Advanced Prep: None

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