In this session of the National Judicial Network’s fall series, presenters Hon. Susan F. Maven and Hon. Ramona A. Gonzalez discussed cultural competence, and its relevance in immigration and human trafficking cases. A vignette was used to highlight factors for consideration when addressing persons with backgrounds different from one’s own. Additionally, this session discussed the importance of knowing one’s community and shared practical tips to prepare for cases.
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- Toolkit: Cultural Considerations in Assisting Survivors of Human Trafficking
- Ottawa University: Why is Cultural Competence Important?
- Assisting Survivors of Human Trafficking: Multicultural Case Studies
- Child Welfare Information Gateway: Working with Immigrant Families
- Transforming Lives Abstract, Conclusions, Recommendations – Transforming Lives: How the VAWA Self-Petition and the U Visa Change the Lives of Victims and Their Children After Work Authorization and Legal Immigration Status (April 12, 2021)
- Promoting Access to Justice for Immigrant Crime Victims and Children: Findings of a National Judicial Survey and Recommendations (2018)