IDENTIFYING AND RAISING CAPACITY AND MENTAL COMPETENCY ISSUES IN CHILDREN’S IMMIGRATION CASES




Webinar Details

This webinar will help attorneys develop strategies for identifying capacity and mental competency issues when working with children, in addition to, raising these challenges in immigration court and during asylum interviews. It will also provide guiding principles and best practices for working with traumatized children and mental health experts as attorneys develop and prepare a child’s immigration case.

Produced for the Vera Unaccompanied Children Network.

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Recorded Date

January 22, 2019

Speakers

  • Victoria Mora, Senior Staff Attorney, ABA CILA
  • Damir S. Utrzan, Ph.D., LMFT from the University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Erica Schommer, Esq., Clinical Associate Professor from St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • Meghan Casey, Esq., Supervising Attorney from Northwest Immigration Rights Project

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