VOCA Grantee Training: Responding to Clients in Crisis: Practical Skills for Engagement and Interviewing
Due to the continuing pandemic, the annual PLAN VOCA Grantee training will again be held virtually. Twelve webinars will be offered throughout the month of June. This will allow grantees to satisfy the 10 hours of mandatory training that PCCD requires of VOCA grantees in Pennsylvania. The full schedule of webinars offered is available at https://palegalaid.net/2021-plan-voca-grantee-training.
8. Responding to Clients in Crisis: Practical Skills for Engagement and Interviewing
June 11, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
1.5 substantive CLE credit
Maggie Potter, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
Caroline Rivera, Philadelphia Legal Assistance
Saadiqa Kumanyika, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
Irene Lindsay Brantley, Women In Transition
This workshop will explore the impact of trauma and grief on brain functioning and decision-making to enable participants to better engage clients who are in crisis. We will include tips on how to recognize signs of trauma and grief and how to conduct screenings and trauma informed interviews with clients.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
PLEASE NOTE: if you are requesting CLE credit for attending this webinar you must actively participate in the entire webinar. There will be interactive polls launched during the webinar that you will have to respond to in order to prove your active participation.
IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE TO EVERY POLL QUESTION WE ARE UNABLE TO GIVE YOU THE CLE CREDIT.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.