Trauma Informed Lawyering

March 25, 2021    |    12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.   |    Video Webinar

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Lawyers in all practice areas will benefit from this introductory session on trauma informed lawyering.

The focus of the session will include:

  • learning about trauma,
  • defining trauma informed practice for lawyers,
  • improving trauma informed client engagement skills,
  • learning to practice cultural humility, and
  • educating lawyers on resilience strategies to safeguard their mental health.

The session will be divided into four segments:

  1. identifying trauma and its impacts on the brain;
  2. strategies for bringing a trauma-informed approach in client interactions;
  3. cultural humility + recognizing Indigenous trauma as a foundation for trauma-informed
    legal practice;
  4. identifying risk factors for vicarious trauma + vicarious resilience and safeguarding the
    mental health of lawyers.

Presenter: Myrna McCallum, Miyo Pimatisiwin Legal Services, North Vancouver, BC

Listen to Myrna’s podcast, The Trauma Informed Lawyer, here:
https://thetraumainformedlawyer.simplecast.com

Eligibility For CPD Hours:
This program may be reported for up to 2 hours of eligible CPD activity, and 2 hours of EPPM.

Video Webinar Registration Fees:
(includes any materials and 30 day access to the video recording of the program)

Registrant:
(Lawyer/Legal Staff)
$105.00 (plus GST) per person
Student: $52.50 (plus GST) per person