Working with Trauma Survivors
One of the challenges in detained asylum cases is working with a trauma survivor. The resources on this page provide techniques and guidance on how to effectively represent a trauma survivor, as well as how to recognize and handle secondary trauma.
In this series of mock meetings between a pro bono attorney and her client, you will get to see what techniques work and do not work to develop a good client/attorney relationship. A social worker specializing in working with trauma victims will provide expert guidance after each mock interaction.
Watch this recorded training facilitated by licensed clinical social worker Aimee Miller and Immigration Justice Campaign Senior Managing Attorney Jocelyn Dyer, as they present best practices and guidance on working with mental health experts on your immigration court case.
Watch the recording of this Immigration Justice Campaign training with social worker Aimee Miller on best practices for working with survivors of trauma.