The Wraparound Project (WAP) is a hospital-based violence intervention program housed in the San Francisco General hospital WAP navigates victims of violent injury through critical resources to address the root causes of violence. This session will: 1) delve into the impact of legal challenges on high-risk youth; 2) Outline WAP's efforts to develop a medical-legal partnership to cater to the unique legal needs of its client population; 3) Discuss barriers to the development of a medical-legal partnership; and 4) highlight/solicit innovative methods to overcome these issues.
Date training recorded: Sep 18, 2019
Trainer(s): Adaobi Nwabuo, Michael Texada, Christine Smith
Sponsoring Organization(s): UCSF Wraparound Project, Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence


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The Wraparound Project (WAP) is a hospital-based violence intervention program housed in the San Francisco General hospital WAP navigates victims of violent injury through critical resources to address the root causes of violence. This session will: 1) delve into the impact of legal challenges on high-risk youth; 2) Outline WAP’s efforts to develop a medical-legal partnership to cater to the unique legal needs of its client population; 3) Discuss barriers to the development of a medical-legal partnership; and 4) highlight/solicit innovative methods to overcome these issues.

Presented by:

  • Adaobi Nwabuo, The Wraparound Project
  • Michael Texada, The Wraparound Project
  • Christine Smith, The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

MCLE: 0.5 hour General

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Developing a Medical-Legal Partnership in a Violence Prevention Program


ADDITIONAL INFO

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MCLE: 0.5 hours
Last revised: Oct 31, 2019 2:21 pm