Events and Trainings


Eliminating Bias: Working with Survivors of Trauma

Focusing on best practices for working with survivors of trauma, this training is suitable for legal representatives working with traumatized individuals in all practice areas. This training provides an overview to common indicators of trauma and a trauma-informed approach in legal services delivery that considers the special needs of trauma survivors. Participants will learn techniques to identify and mitigate barriers to communication when interviewing trauma survivors with an emphasis on effectively interacting with clients from diverse cultural, socio-economic, educational, and immigration backgrounds. Participants will also learn best practices for working with interpreters. Secondary trauma and self-care will also be addressed.

Date/Time: Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Legal Aid at Work, 180 Montgomery St., Suite, 600, San Francisco, CA 94104
MCLE Credit: 1 hour Elimination of Bias MCLE; .5 hour General MCLE

RSVP here by Tuesday, November 14.