Legal Protections and Forensic Considerations for Immigrant and Refugee Child Victims

This webinar will discuss how migration, immigration status, culture and trauma impact the physical, brain and emotional development children who are victims of sexual assault and child abuse and the special needs of immigrant and refugee child victims. 

Presented by: Dr. Giselle Hass, a bilingual clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in the diagnostic assessment of psychological conditions arising from traumatic experiences on immigrants and refugees, and in handling the complexities inherent in working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations &
Leslye Orloff, an Adjunct Professor and Director of the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP) at American University Washington College of Law.

The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

CE Credits are no longer available for this recorded online event. A certificate of attendance can be obtained by following the instructions listed in the Webinar FAQs below.

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Are CE credits offered?

CE Credits are no longer available for this recorded online event; however, a certificate of attendance can be obtained.

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This video is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

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