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Shattered Lives: Kids In Court with guest, Leslie Peterson

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE One of the most heartbreaking issues is the proliferance of juveniles in the court system, whether charged with a crime or there because a parent or guardian has been ordered to appear, either way a courtroom experience can be traumatic when seen through the eyes of a child. Our guest for the hour, Leslie Peterson, is the Program Coordinator for the Kids and Teens in Court program at the Chadwick Center for Children & Families in San Diego, CA. She has developed the program in order to prepare for their time in the courtroom. At no time is any court case discussed, the program is non biased and is only for the benefit of the children’s experience. The goal of the Kids and Teens in Court program is to increase children’s ability to competently and effectively participate in the courtroom …