OVW Enhancing Juvenile and Family Court Responses to Trafficking Project
Cultural Considerations and Bias in Child Trafficking Cases Workshop
Presented by Hon. Victor Reyes, (Ret.) and Sujata Warrier, PhD
Friday, December 9, 2022
Noon-2pm PT / 1pm-3pm MT / 2pm-4pm CT / 3pm-5pm ET
Duration: 2 Hours
During this workshop participants will explore the relevance of culture and cultural misinformation in domestic child trafficking cases. Faculty, Hon. Victor Reyes, (Ret.), Judge-In-Residence, NCJFCJ and Sujata Warrier, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, Battered Women’s Justice Project, will challenge current understanding of culture and will provide a more critical reconsideration of culture. Participants will begin by analyzing the links between their own cultural background and the culture and social mores of the courts and communities. Faculty will explore strategies to reduce bias and enhance cultural competence.