Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy: What Prosecutors Should Know
Tue, Sep 18th, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST Tue, Sep 18th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Tue, Sep 18th, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST Tue, Sep 18th, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
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Eva Klain, JD is director of the Center’s child and adolescent health projects, Eva Klain researches and analyzes legal responses to children’s exposure to violence, polyvictimization and trauma-informed advocacy, the health and developmental needs of children and adolescents, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, statutory rape, domestic minor sex trafficking, and sexual exploitation of children. Ms. Klain also works as a liaison from the Children’s Bureau’s Capacity Building Center for Courts to help Court Improvement Programs identify their priorities and achieve their goals. As part of this effort, she serves on the leadership team of a Constituency Group to address the sex trafficking provisions of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act. She previously worked on criminal child abuse issues for the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse and spent a year working with the High Court of Prague to improve the Czech Republic’s response to family violence and child maltreatment. Ms. Klain received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and her law degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University.