2434: Needed: Social Workers for Mitigation with Public Def

2434:  Needed: Social Workers for Mitigation with Public Defender Clients. The goal of mitigation is to humanize the client to the jury and judge. Mitigation is defined as the act of reducing how harmful, unpleasant, or how bad something is. Telling the client's story. This is a natural fit for social workers, especially in Public Defenders offices. The need to provide mitigation for the populations that are often encouraged to “plead out" is directly related to the social work social and economic core value. Presented by: Pamela Higgins Saulsberry, MSW, LCSW-BACS, PhD. Members: $25 / Non-Member $45.  1.50 Ethics.   Pre-registration is required to be awarded CEU credit.

Presenter Bio

Dr. Pamela Higgins Saulsberry, LCSW, BACS received her BA in Social Work from Colorado State University; MSW from the University of Denver, and her PhD. from Jackson State University. She was the inaugural D.E.I. Executive Director and the Director, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Louisiana @ Monroe. Saulsberry was named the Louisiana 2021NASW Louisiana Social Worker of the Year. Retired in 2023 from ULM as Professor Emeritus of Social Work.

3/22/2024 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual - Zoom Virtual


Saturday, 23 March 2024

3/23/2024 11:00 AM - 4/8/2024 11:59 PM
3/23/2024 11:00 AM

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