Midwest Human Rights Consortium (MHRC) Mentorship and Peer Consultation Meeting Friday, April 30th, 2021 from 4-5:30pm

Apr 30, 2021 4:00PM—5:30PM

Cost Free

Event Contact Mary Elsner | Email

Midwest Human Rights Consortium (MHRC) Mentorship and Peer Consultation meeting will be taking place next Friday, April 30th, 2021 from 4-5:30pm via Zoom.

The Midwest Human Rights Consortium (MHRC) is a referral network of multi-institutional and interdisciplinary professionals who perform trauma-informed forensic evaluations for individuals seeking asylum in the U.S that operates under ICAAP’s Refugee Immigrant Child Health Initiative (RICHI) 

Presenters will present a case involving a 13-yo teenager who fled from Mexico with her siblings (unaccompanied), escaping gang and severe child abuse. This case presentation will include information about collaboration with the attorney, plans to complete the evaluation and challenges that presented themselves, review of medical and psychological affidavits, and feedback from the attorney.

We welcome the following presenters:

Dr. Rebecca Ford-Paz, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

Dr. Norell Rosado, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Child Abuse), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Uzoamaka Emeka Nzelibe, JD, Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law