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Monthly Connect & Learn Sessions

Join the ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, the Victim Rights Law Center, and project partners on a monthly virtual meeting to connect on topics related to trauma-informed representation and trauma-informed workplaces. Each call will include a brief presentation on one of the following topics, and time will be reserved for attendees to ask questions.

All sessions will take place from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

  • These sessions will not be recorded.
  • Priority will be given to OVW grantees.
  • No MCLE credits will be provided.
  • There is no fee to attend these sessions.

April 24, 2024: Maintaining Professional Boundaries in the Age of Instant Communication

May 28, 2024: The Basics of Neurobiology and Trauma

June 25, 2024: Exploring the Impacts of Trauma on the Attorney-Client Relationship

July 30, 2024: Hiring Trauma-Informed Legal Teams

August 27, 2024: Trauma-Informed Onboarding and Orientation

September 24, 2024: The Daily Practice of Trauma-Informed Supervision: A Session for Direct Supervisors of Legal Program Staff

October 22, 2024: Clients as Teachers: Understanding the Layers and Levels of Trauma for Our Clients and Communities

November 26, 2024: Trauma on Trial: How to Address the Impacts of Trauma with the Decision-Maker

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This project is supported by Grant No. 15JOVW-22-GK-04001-MUMU awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.