On Demand

What Lawyers Need to Know About Representing Clients Affected by Trauma

1h 1m

Created on August 20, 2019





In this program, Catherine Cerulli, an attorney, current Professor of Psychiatry, and Director of the University's Susan B. Anthony Center and the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization, will share and translate evidence-based information on cutting-edge trauma research findings and turn it into practical tools for lawyers to use when working with clients who have experienced trauma. The course blends best practices in law and science as Dr. Cerulli goes through easy-to-understand vignettes of practical situations on trauma-informed care when representing, interviewing and/or working with clients that have experienced trauma.  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Grasp the impact of trauma and understand its impact in the context of presenting a client with trauma
  2. Discuss cutting edge research regarding trauma and how to use it in your practice
  3. Apply practical lawyering skills to hypotheticals
  4. Identify available resources

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