This training was originally presented as a webinar on April 7, 2020. The program runs for 62 minutes. Additional Q&A continues for another nine minutes.
This Training Covers
★ The nature and scope of forced and child marriage in the U.S.
★ The intersectional nature of forced marriage and other forms of abuse including domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking
★ How to differentiate between real Red Flags vs. Implicit Personal Bias
★ Best practices for ensuring both parties to a marriage are giving free and full consent
★ Guidance on how to build in natural opportunities for disclosure and resource sharing
★ Tips for handling tough conversations and how to balance potential protection with professional obligations
★ Where the national movement to end child marriage in the U.S. stands now and opportunities for engagement on advocacy and awareness raising
★ Casey Carter Swegman & Hellitz Villegas – Forced Marriage Initiative, Tahirih Justice Center
with Loretta Jay of the Justice of the Peace Association
★ Convened by the Tahirih Justice Center and the Justice of the Peace Association