This course will discuss strategies for judicial officers, attorneys, court staff, and justice partners to successfully engage families and ensure equal access to safety through approaches that are culturally responsive and trauma informed.
Date training recorded: Sep 26, 2018
Trainer(s): Orchid Pusey
Sponsoring Organization(s): Judicial Council of California (Judicial Council), Asian Women’s Shelter


DETAILS

Culture is embedded in our language, behavior, interpretation, and institutions. Therefore, recognizing culture and its implications is crucial to ensuring justice in our courts. Families from various cultures that experience domestic violence, sexual violence, and all kinds of family violence and trauma engage with the cultures and procedures of our juvenile, criminal and family law court systems every day. Recognizing trends and avoiding pitfalls in the interplay across cultural difference helps us prevent further traumatization of children and families when they enter our courthouses and engage with court services, amplifying trust and success in our cases. This course will discuss strategies for judicial officers, attorneys, court staff, and justice partners to successfully engage families and ensure equal access to safety through approaches that are culturally responsive and trauma informed.

1 hour of general CLE.

Presenter:
Orchid Pusey, Asian Women’s Shelter

To use this training for self-study MCLE credit, please complete the evaluation form on our website and submit it to trainings@laaconline.org in order to receive certification for your self-study records.

If you would like to support LAAC’s videos and keep this service free for the community, please donate!

This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice, for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.

Culture, Trauma, and Context: Strategies for Successful Case Outcomes


ADDITIONAL INFO

Training URL
Additional Materials URL
Series: Free to the Public
MCLE: 1 hour
Last revised: Apr 5, 2019 10:45 am