Being Trauma-Informed: What Professionals in Juvenile Court Need to Know

Presented by Jennie Cole-Mossman

This lecture examined the various impacts of trauma on the court process. It begins with a look at trauma throughout the life span,from birth to parenthood. It includes the manifestations of trauma, as well as the appropriate evidence based treatment for these different developmental stages. It also looked at how trauma effects the court process, including how to work with witnesses such as therapists to explain the effects of trauma on child well being.