Breaking the Silence: Judge Rosemarie Aquilina on the Power of Trauma-Informed Care (Recess Rehash)


[Dave is on vacation this week, so have a listen to this previously aired episode. A Note to Listeners: this episode features discussions of sex abuse, rape, and other crimes that many listeners will find disturbing.]

Insights From the Bench on How Doctors Can Work With The Law To Protect Victims of Sexual Assault.

  • The Honorable Rosemarie Aquilina–the judge in the Larry Nassar USA Gymnastics Sex Abuse trial–talks with us about how even well-meaning doctors can ruin prosecutions of sex abuse cases.
  • Trauma informed care, restorative justice, and compassionate advocacy are all tools that must be shared between the law and medicine.
  • As Aline and Jessica discuss very sensitive and disturbing topics with her–listeners beware–we think you’ll find Judge Aquilina’s courage and values resonant with attributes of the best medical practitioners.

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