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Interviewing the Child Client

We’re excited to announce that our training video, Interviewing the Child Client: Approaches and Techniques for a Successful Interview, is now available online in its entirety! We hope it can be used for both individual viewing and for use at training sessions.  This free 38 minute award-winning training video provides practical guidance and demonstrations of techniques that can help lawyers work effectively with their child clients. To order a copy of the full video contact Catherine Krebs.


 

Video: Make a Difference in a Child's Life

A valuable recruitment tool, this video describes two different cases and the impact the attorneys have had on the child they represent, and the impact the children have had on the attorneys.


 

Directory of Pro Bono Children's Law Programs

UPDATED 1/16/2007
The Directory contains listings of children's law projects including information about areas of representation, availability of manuals and literature, training sessions, and opportunities for volunteers. The Directory is a valuable tool for networking with other projects, and projects listed in the Directory can provide models for groups who are creating new projects. The Directory is organized alphabetically by state with separate sections for private organizations, law school clinics and law firm programs.


If you are aware of any changes that should be made in the Directory (e.g. addresses or phone numbers) or if you know of a children's law program that is not listed in the Directory, please contact Catherine Krebs.


 

New Video Available for Explaining the Legal Process to Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

The Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children has created a 15 minute educational video entitled “What Happens When I Go to Immigration Court.” Using child-centered techniques, the video is designed to orient detained children to immigration court and is available in English, Spanish, French, Creole, and Fuchow. A user’s guide accompanies the video.


Requests to reproduce the video and user’s manual in any other manner should be addressed to:


The Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children
122 E. 42nd Street
New York, NY 10168
Tel: (212) 551-3088
Fax: (212) 551-3180
Email: wcrwc@womenscommission.org



 

Report on the Legal Needs of Harris County Children


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