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This podcast was created for lawyers however anyone who works with people will benefit from this content. Through inspiring interviews, courageous conversations and thoughtful commentary, Myrna and her guests shine a light on a critical ethical competency lawyers missed in law school: trauma-informed lawyering. This is a do-no-further-harm, relational approach to the practice of law which benefits you, your clients, your colleagues and the legal profession generally. For lawyers and non-lawy ...
 
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Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren describes her pathway to creating the first Mental Health Court in America and offers compelling insight into how education, understanding, compassion and dignity can transform lives for lawyers, judges and defendants who appear in her courtroom. This episode discusses mental illness, mental health, decriminalization and ju…
 
This episode discusses racism, sterotyping and the harm legal educators and legal institutions can sometimes cause racialized, Black and Indigenous law students - as well as those experiencing mental health challenges.By Romi Laskin, Lauren Mar, Alexia Manchon, Dustin Fox, Brittany Scott, Jessica Mayhew, Marjorie Florestal, Sofia Sherrin, Nicole Freeman, Vyas Saran, Will O'Hanley, Saul Brown
 
In this episode, Iain Smith shares how becoming trauma aware has changed his approach to practice and the way in which he relates to his clients. He also explains why justice systems everywhere need trauma informed education to effectively reduce crime and criminalization. CW: Some discussion of child abuse is had with no details provided. The focu…
 
Christopher Howarth is a retired Cheshire Police Officer. In the last 2 years of his service he moved into the training department and had responsibility for the interview training in relation to vulnerable and intimidated witnesses which sparked his interest in ACES, trauma and adopting a trauma informed approach to investigations. Our conversatio…
 
This episode provides guidance and advice for working with Indigenous people whether as a lawyer, judge or police officer. It also introduces you to the concept of cultural humility with the hope that you will practice humility as you commit to the hard work of transforming our justice system from one of "deliberate destruction" to one of fairness,…
 
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