Skills Course - SKR3-091518: Beyond Culture and Language in Immigration Advocacy

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Contact: Hector Linares ·

Location: Law School Room 111

(Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018) (9:00am-12:00pm) (LS 111)
Effective representation, from client management to litigation, begins with effective communication. Join Kathleen Gasparian of Gasparian Spivey Immigration for a skills session focused on communicating with clients, courts, agencies, interpreters, translators, and the community across cultural differences and the barriers of language. Topics will include conducting initial consultations, breaking bad news to a client, litigating through an interpreter, and managing compassion fatigue.

*Note: This course satisfies skills competency requirement 3) Cultural Competence.