BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//github.com/rianjs/ical.net//NONSGML ical.net 4.0//EN VERSION:2.0 BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:"Trauma Informed Care for the Legal Profession" is a 6 part we binar series\, focused on the core concepts of trauma informed care (Safe ty\, Trustworthiness and Transparency\, Peer Support\, Collaboration and Mutuality\, Empowerment and Cultural\, Historical and Gender Issues).The webinar will include evidence supporting the relevance of this model\, an d review how trauma is experienced and the impact of trauma on every day life. The science and neuro-biology will be reviewed\, with references to studies and articles published in academic journals. Learning objectives are specified to meet the Law Society&rsquo\;s definition of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a means to maintain or enhance a lawyer or paralegal&rsquo\;s professional knowledge\, skills\, attitudes and pr ofessionalism.Each episode includes a one hour presentation and 30 min di scussion.Accreditation by The Law Society of Ontario:This program contain s 7 hours and 30 minutes of Professionalism content and 1 hour and 30 min utes of EDI Professionalism content.Learning Objectives:Healthy Personal and Professional BoundariesEffective Conflict Resolution and interpersona l effectivenessSelf-Compassion\, mindfulness &\; empathy for sustainab le collaborationEmotional Intelligence: Emotional Regulation\, Self Regul ation\, Empathy\, SupportSensitivity training for interviewing\, assessin g\, relating to others (clients\, staff)The 4 R's of trauma informed care Identifying risk factors for trauma\, (developmental trauma\, Big &\; Little "t" trauma)The impact of trauma on the brain (function\, structure \, development) over the lifespanSensitivity training skills to prevent r e-traumatizationA review of Adverse Childhood Event's Scale and relevance to legal professionEmpathy and Authenticity for transparency in legal pr acticeThe neuro-sequential model for stress reductionTools for a strength s based model to promote resiliency and desired outcomesEDI: awareness of trauma\, neurodiversity\, diversity and challenging beliefs/ "othering" with a model for risk and harm reduction and inclusionDiscussion of power imbalance\, organizational structure and traumatic aspects of the legal profession and tools for changeModule Five Will Cover:Empathy and recogni zing assumptions\, biases\, judgments guiding behaviors will be\nreviewed as this blocks connection and contributes to re-traumatization (resistin g this is a\nkey element of trauma informed care). This involves a deeper understanding of how trauma\nimpacts growth and functioning. Using a str engths based model\, awareness and empathy\nempowers clients to use their voice and exercise choice in legal proceedings. Trauma is\noften experie nced through powerlessness\, thus empowering clients will lead to healing and\nsuccessful outcomes.How trauma-informed care can promote voice and agency for clients\, including\nrecognizing trauma\, dis-empowerment and modelling self-compassion\, self-trust and self advocacy.Trauma-Informed Communication and Choice: Effective communication strategies for\npromoti ng client choice\, including reflective listening\, empathy\, and shared decision making\,\nusing a new approach with an understanding of evidence based cognitive differences\nresulting from trauma.The importance of sel f-reflection in promoting voice and choice for clients includes\nchalleng ing one's own limiting beliefs\, recognizing triggers for vicarious traum a\, emotional\,\ncognitive and social patterns\, power imbalances\, distr ess tolerance\, history of adversity and\nlearning the language of empath y in professionalism.Understanding factors contributing to stress and the stress response in legal proceedings\nwill help the professional advocat e for their client and reach the desired outcome more\neffectively and ef ficiently. This allows for a focused and positive approach to clients. Sp ecific\nmodels for repairing relationships\, parenting\, stress managemen t and self-care will be\naddressed using a trauma-informed lens.Self-awar eness will help professionals train and educate others\, enhance systemic wide\nleadership skills to promote inclusion and collaboration. Without self-awareness\, training will\nlack authenticity and effectiveness\, as will client related outcomes. DTEND:20240325T183000Z DTSTAMP:20230921T221339Z DTSTART:20240325T170000Z SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Trauma Informed Care for the Legal Profession Webinar Series: Epis ode 5: The Importance of Promoting Voice and Choice in the Legal Professi on UID:db31d663-75e8-4570-900c-f0a608420928 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Trauma Informed Care for the Legal Profession Webinar Series: Episode 5: The Importance o f Promoting Voice and Choice in the Legal Profession

"Trauma Infor med Care for the Legal Profession" is a 6 part webinar series\, focused o n the core concepts of trauma informed care (Safety\, Trustworthiness and Transparency\, Peer Support\, Collaboration and Mutuality\, Empowerment and Cultural\, Historical and Gender Issues).

The webinar will incl ude evidence supporting the relevance of this model\, and review how trau ma is experienced and the impact of trauma on every day life. The science and neuro-biology will be reviewed\, with references to studies and arti cles published in academic journals. Learning objectives are specified to meet the Law Society&rsquo\;s definition of Continuing Professional Deve lopment (CPD) as a means to maintain or enhance a lawyer or paralegal&rsq uo\;s professional knowledge\, skills\, attitudes and professionalism.

Each episode includes a one hour presentation and 30 min discussion.< /p>

Accreditation by The Law Society of Ontario:

This program c ontains 7 hours and 30 minutes of Professionalism content and 1 hour and 30 minutes of EDI Professionalism content.

Learning Objectives:

Module Fiv e Will Cover:

  1. Empathy and recognizing assumptions\, biases\, judgments guiding behaviors will be\nreviewed as this blocks connection a nd contributes to re-traumatization (resisting this is a\nkey element of trauma informed care). This involves a deeper understanding of how trauma \nimpacts growth and functioning. Using a strengths based model\, awarene ss and empathy\nempowers clients to use their voice and exercise choice i n legal proceedings. Trauma is\noften experienced through powerlessness\, thus empowering clients will lead to healing and\nsuccessful outcomes.
  2. How trauma-informed care can promote voice and agency for cl ients\, including\nrecognizing trauma\, dis-empowerment and modelling sel f-compassion\, self-trust and self advocacy.
  3. Trauma-Informe d Communication and Choice: Effective communication strategies for\npromo ting client choice\, including reflective listening\, empathy\, and share d decision making\,\nusing a new approach with an understanding of eviden ce based cognitive differences\nresulting from trauma.
  4. The importance of self-reflection in promoting voice and choice for clients i ncludes\nchallenging one's own limiting beliefs\, recognizing triggers fo r vicarious trauma\, emotional\,\ncognitive and social patterns\, power i mbalances\, distress tolerance\, history of adversity and\nlearning the l anguage of empathy in professionalism.
  5. Understanding factor s contributing to stress and the stress response in legal proceedings\nwi ll help the professional advocate for their client and reach the desired outcome more\neffectively and efficiently. This allows for a focused and positive approach to clients. Specific\nmodels for repairing relationship s\, parenting\, stress management and self-care will be\naddressed using a trauma-informed lens.
  6. Self-awareness will help profession als train and educate others\, enhance systemic wide\nleadership skills t o promote inclusion and collaboration. Without self-awareness\, training will\nlack authenticity and effectiveness\, as will client related outcom es.
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