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Friday, March 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Are You Exploring Developmental Trauma with Your Clients? Impact & Significance

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Developmental trauma is a combination of years of multiple, cumulative traumas and a disrupted attachment.   Indigent populations represented by Public Defenders are clients who present with allegations/charges or as parents (with children in CWS) who for decades have been misdiagnosed and or whose traumas have been invalidated by other professionals.   This session provides an in-depth examination of developmental trauma, and will explore how we as mitigation specialists should understand the necessity of assessing trauma histories especially in BIPOC populations in both criminal and child welfare cases.  

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Terri Green

Director of Social Work, Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Terri Collins-Green, LCSW-C is the Director of Social Work for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.  Mrs. Collins-Green has been with MOPD over ten years, beginning her career with MOPD as a line social worker, she was promoted to Regional Social Work Manager, and finally... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2023 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room H