(Recorded Webinar May 23, 2017)

Training Description: We individually and collectively affected by trauma through the work we do each day. We are traumatized by what we see, hear, and read and by the questions we must ask and the answers we receive. Most of us have lived with the message that "if we care enough, we'll tough it out." We are learning very quickly that we have been deceiving each other and ourselves with such a mantra. In fact, the toll that trauma takes is significant and serious. As representatives of the courts, we cannot be delinquent in tending to our needs while embracing our roles as public servants.

This course is designed for all judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers, and court staff.

Faculty: Judge Elizabeth Kerns, Kings County Superior Court, Washington and Dr. Peter Jaffe, Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children and Washington University, Canada

Continuing Education Credit: 1.5 CLE of which 1.0 is SAM (Certificate of Attendance required to receive continuing legal/judicial education credit.) NOTE: CLE credit for this course is approved through December 31, 2020 and will then be stale dated.