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Best Practice Checklist For Interviewing Clients Who Have Experienced Trauma
Cost CLE Credits Topics
$60.00 1.5 Trauma
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Presented By : Geoff Kagan-Trenchard, J.D., Staff Attorney at the New York City Anti Violence Project
Date: 27 Jun 2019

MCLE Accreditation: The Oregon State Bar has approved this program for 1.5 general MCLE credits (Program No 4134*72.).  This program will be approved for 1.5 general MCLE credits with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider.  The training may be eligible for MCLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.


Duration: 90 minutes (1.5 credits)

Original Program Date: June 27, 2019

Presenter: Geoff Kagan-Trenchard, J.D., Staff Attorney at the New York City Anti Violence Project.  Read more about Mr. Kagan-Trenchard.


Description: As attorneys, we take the worst stories our clients carry and try to mold them into cognizable claims for relief. One of our greatest assets are memories of our clients, particularly the specific details we use to show credibility. However, the effect of trauma on memory is well documented- often times the most painful moments are hardest to clearly remember. So how can we as attorneys help our clients remember the things anyone would want to forget?
In this training, we will discuss the latest research in neuropsychology and what it can tell us about how we remember. We will review concrete techniques to reduce client stress during interviews as well as how to best support them before, during, and after testimony. Finally, we’ll look at what we can do to support ourselves and our colleagues in this vital and difficult work.


The powerpoint handout for this training is available for download in a button below the video.

For a certificate of attendance following viewing, please email with your name, the training title, and the 3 attendance codes from the bottom right-hand corner of the slides in the video.

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