Sometimes just being in the physical courtroom itself can be stressful for kids. And then when you factor in the content of what they may have to discuss in their testimony, overall, it can be traumatic experience. Our main goal is to greatly reduce the understandable fears that a child has about entering the courtroom. The following video—entitled “My Day in Court”—is shown to all potential child witnesses in San Bernardino County who are required to testify in court. The video presents an overview of each of the key courtroom players.
- District Attorney Michael Ramos