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Prosecutors and Trauma Exposure: Effects and Mitigation Strategies Expert Q&A

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Although research to date has explored the impacts of exposure to trauma for victim service providers, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, law enforcement, and EMTs, fewer studies have explored secondary trauma among prosecutors. This session will provide an overview of the findings of a research study that applied qualitative methods to examine the perspectives of prosecutors in Virginia who work sex crime cases. The discussion will include mitigation strategies for criminal justice system personnel designed to enhance resiliency while working with victims of crime.

Date Created: October 28, 2021