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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Training for Advocates and Attorneys on Trauma Informed Work with Immigrant Women

General Material
Training Tools
Published Date
April, 2014

This is a hands-on training for advocates and attorneys on trauma-informed work with immigrant women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Table of Contents:
Scenario 1: Avoidant / Minimizing Coercive Control 
Scenario 2: Patterns of Trauma / Traumatized Client 
Scenario 3: Anxious Client
Scenario 4: Shut Down Client 
Scenario 5: Suicidal Hypo Discussion 

Training Faculty:
Mary Ann Dutton, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center

Leslye E. Orloff, Director, National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP), American University, Washington College of Law

Participants (In order of appearance):
Gillian Chadwick, Ayuda
Eric Bord, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Ana Kareem, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Morgan Weibel, Tahirih Justice Center
Deepa Bijpuria, Tahirih Justice Center

This video may be used for non commercial training and educational purposes, provided that NIWAP is given credit for authorship.