Introduction to Trauma-Informed Interviewing for Pro Bono Attorneys Working with Immigrant Children

Webinar Details

The American Bar Association (ABA) Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) invites you to join us for the training, “Introduction to Trauma-Informed Interviewing for Pro Bono Attorneys Working with Immigrant Children,” specifically geared to pro bono attorneys working with unaccompanied immigrant children and those interested in working pro bono on immigrant children’s legal cases. Rachel Konrad and Rebecca Stanislaw, immigration attorneys with extensive experience, will discuss the need to engage in trauma-informed lawyering when working with unaccompanied children. This presentation will focus on best practices related to child-centered representation and provide practical tips to incorporate into your representation. While this training was prepared for pro bono attorneys, nonprofit attorneys, legal staff, and social services staff working with immigrant youth are also welcome to attend. 

CILA will present information about how to get involved in representation of children and youth. Information about CILA’s Pro Bono Matters for Children Facing Deportation platform (available at and current available pro bono opportunities will also be provided.  

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Recorded Date

October 11, 2023


  • Rachel Konrad, Director of Judicial & National Engagement, Casey Family Programs 
  • Rebecca Stanislaw, Managing Attorney, Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego 
  • Sachika Denham-Hand, Staff Attorney, CILA  

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