You are welcome to pick any session that you think will help your practice regardless of your job type.  

We do ask if you are to attend the Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates track small groups that you stick with those throughout the conference.  
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Wednesday, September 11 • 10:30am - 11:45am

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As social workers, mitigation specialists, and sentencing advocates, we are uniquely situated to support our clients as they prepare to share their story. In order to protect the dignity of our clients, it is our duty that client engagement is done in a trauma-informed manner. From client interviewing, to team engagement, to elocution, it is imperative that we are informed and educated advocates! During this session we will learn the necessary tools to develop the foundation for a strong trauma-informed practice. We will also explore strategies to effectively empower our clients as storytellers.

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Betsy Wilson

As an experienced death-penalty attorney and mitigation specialist, Betsy understands what a trial or appellate attorney needs to effectively and zealously represent the client and how to provide that work in a way that makes the attorney’s life easier.Betsy has been dedicated to... Read More →

Wednesday September 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am PDT
Room 138