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Saturday, March 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
What Being a Camp Counsellor Taught Us about Public Defender Training

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We have both worked as camp counselors for many years and have found the skills we learned there helpful in working to train public defenders.  Come learn some facilitation strategies and activity ideas that they didn't teach us in law school!  We will try out some games together in the zoom format and talk about options for teaching information, facilitating discussion and inclusion and encouraging comradery that apply to everyone in your public defender office from social workers to investigators to core staff to lawyers.  This workshop is especially recommended for people who conduct training on a regular basis or who hope to do so.

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Connor Barusch

Trial Attorney and Training Attorney, Committee for Public Counsel Services
Connor Barusch (“Barusch”) (he/they) joined CPCS in 2011, working as a public defender in the Massachusetts. In 2018 he joined the CPCS Training Department, where he works as a public defender trainer while also litigating his own cases. Barusch has been doing transgender competency... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room E