In this webinar, we will look at some of the foundations of trauma-informed law and specifically how they can apply to mediation settings. We will look at how blending restorative practices with trauma-informed law is such a powerful combination. Attendees will leave with real-world examples that they can start to explore applying to their own practice and options for further implementation.
Why you should Attend
Trauma-informed care, both inside and outside of the legal field, is an ever increasingly pertinent topic. Mediators and attorneys are growing in their understanding of why understanding trauma and its impacts on cases is so beneficial to case outcomes.
Areas Covered in the Session
- What is trauma-informed law
- What is restorative justice
- How to bring the two together in mediation
- Supporting both survivors and respondents to increase beneficial resolutions, retention, and referrals
Who Will Benefit
Dr. Laura McGuire is the founder of the National Center for Equity and Agency. She has worked as an instructor, presenter, educator, consultant, and trainer. Her experience includes both public and private sectors, middle schools, high schools, and university settings. In 2015, she served as the first Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Program Manager at the University of Houston, and in 2017, she became the first Victim Advocate/Prevention Educator at the US
Merchant Marine Academy. Dr. McGuire lives the United States, where she works as a full-time consultant and expert witness.