A fun, friendly first step in helping prepare primary-aged children to testify in criminal cases involving abuse.
CHILD:What will happen when I am done with court?
ADULT: After you are done talking, you can go. Maybe you will go home. Maybe you will go to a playroom to wait. Maybe you will go to an office to wait. Ask your court friend or a grown-up you are there with where you are to go when you are done with court. They can find out where you can go when you are done.
Sometimes you will wait to go to court. Sometimes you will wait after you are done with court. I tell children to bring a favorite book to color. Some children bring books to read. Some children bring a puzzle to play with. Ask a grown-up friend to find out ...