Public Interest Law Initiative

What You Need To Know About Vicarious Trauma

Trauma-Informed Lawyering 2

It is common for those working with clients who have experienced traumatic life events to also bear an emotional impact from the exposure to hearing the client’s stories and witnessing the client’s pain and fear. Learn how to become aware of the signs and symptoms of vicarious trauma and practical tips you can utilize to promote self-care.


  • Dr. Rebecca Ford-Paz, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Dr. Claire Coyne, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Enter the building at 304 South State Street and give your name to security.

Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Online registration is required by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 5th. If you have questions or problems with the form, please contact Program Manager Brent Page by email or by phone at 312-832-5128.

Venue: The John Marshall Law School, Room 1200

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