Working with Low Income Ethno-racial Clients who Experienced Psychosocial Trauma

Mental Health and Trauma Video
  • 0 Substantive Hours
  • 1 Professionalism Hours

Session Overview

Recorded Webinar

Participants will gain vital, practical communication skills to put to effective use in their practice working with the large segment of the public that has experienced psychosocial trauma.

Avvy Go, Executive Director of the Metro Toronto Chinese and South East Asian Legal Clinic addresses the intersection of trauma, ethnicity, and socioeconomics. She reflects on the challenges faced by lawyers working with clients from diverse communities and who have suffered psychosocial trauma, cites specific examples and offers helpful guidance.

This recorded webinar complements the core series of webinars (3 hours) that introduces the topic of PTSD, explains how secondary trauma affects legal professionals, and outlines interviewing techniques and tips on preparing clients who have suffered such trauma for court. You can register for these three webinars separately.

CPD Accreditation

  CPD (hr) EPPM*
BC 1  –
NB 1  –
ON 1

* EPPM = ethics, professionalism, practice management

CPD Accreditation


Available session formats and materials
  • Mental Health and Trauma
  • Video