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EDUCATION APPROVED FOR JUVENILE CLE

BY IOWA CHILDREN’S JUSTICE

 
 
Upcoming Trainings
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**NEW LISTING**

April 19 - 20, 2017





(ICJ-210) Making a Difference:  Advanced Mystery of Risk. Iowa Children's Justice. Tanglewood Hills Pavilion, Bettendorf.





Registration Information
6.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 254171

**NEW LISTING**

June 13 - 14, 2017


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(ICJ-211) Making a Difference: Advanced Mystery of Risk. Iowa Children's Justice.  Briar Cliff University, Sioux City.


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Registration Information
6.5 hr
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Activity # 254172


 

2016 - 2017 Live Education (in reverse date order)

Date


Class Name And Details


To Register/CLE Info

June 13 - 14, 2017

(ICJ-211) Making a Difference: Advanced Mystery of Risk. Iowa Children's Justice. Briar Cliff University, Sioux City.


Registration Information
6.5 hr
s/0 Ethics hrs
Activit
y # 254172

April 19 - 20, 2017

(ICJ-210) Making a Difference: Advanced Mystery of Risk. Iowa Children's Justice. Tanglewood Hills Pavilion, Bettendorf.


Registration Information
6.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 254171

March 9, 2017

(ICJ-209) Mystery of Risk. Iowa Children's Justice. Tanglewood Hills Pavilion, Bettendorf.


Registration Information
6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 254160


February 16, 2017

(ICJ-200) Case Law Update. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  254879
January 19, 2017

(ICJ-199) Poverty and Child In Need of Assistance Cases. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  251677
December 15, 2016

(ICJ-208) Child Support Primer & CSRU Services. Johnson County Juvenile Court Bar. Johnson County Courthouse, Iowa City.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #
251009
December 14, 2016

(ICJ-190)  Parent Representation Matters: Advocacy Skills In and Out of Court. Iowa Children's Justice. Drake Law School, Des Moines.

Handouts:


6.25 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 245416

December 13, 2016

(ICJ-189)  The Roles of Attorneys in Child Welfare Cases. Iowa Children's Justice. Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines.

Handouts:


6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 245415

December 9, 2016

(ICJ-171) Mental Health Issues In Juvenile Court. State Public Defender. Live Webcast.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 238769

December 6, 2016

(ICJ-174) Reentry Planning for Youth. Nebraska State Bar Association.  Nebraska State Bar Association Building, Lincoln, NE.


3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 241715


December 1, 2016

(ICJ-195) Opioid Epidemic Conference. Gateway Impact Coalition. Rastrelli's-Tuscany Events Center, Clinton.

6.25 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 247530

 
November 29, 2016

(ICJ-194)  Southeast Iowa Juvenile Training - Local Problems, Local Solutions.  State Public Defender's Office.  Department of Human Services, Keokuk.


3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  247282
November 22, 2016

(ICJ-204)  Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2016: Effective Advocacy and Ethical Best Practices.  Practicing Law Institute.  Live Webcast.
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS): Problem-Solving and Special Issues
    • In this segment, Angela Hernández and Jodi Ziesemer will discuss unique issues related to SIJS, such as procedural issues, documentation, whether the child is truly "independent" or "emancipated", etc.
  • Ethical Issues: Representing Children in Immigration Matters
    • In this segment, Elizabeth M. Frankel and Professor Theo S. Liebmann discuss the capacity of children to be clients, including conflicts of interest, mandatory reporting requirements, etc.
  • Asylum: Building Blocks for Successful Cases
    • In this segment, Heather Axford defines what particular social groups are and how they impact juvenile court cases.

3.5 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 249514

November 18, 2016

(ICJ-172) 2016 Legislative Summary of Acts Impacting Criminal and Juvenile Justice in Iowa. State Public Defender. Live Webcast.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 238752

November 17, 2016

(ICJ-197)  New Arrivals: Representing Immigrant and Refugee Clients. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 238752

November 10, 2016

(ICJ-207) Appellate Practice. Johnson County Juvenile Court Bar. Johnson County Courthouse, Iowa City.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #
250984
November 10, 2016

(ICJ-193) Best Practices for Best Outcomes. Judicial District 2A. Mitchell County Courthouse, Osage.


2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 247167

November 9, 2016

(ICJ-192) Best Practices for Best Outcomes. Judicial District 2A. Hancock County Courthouse, Garner.


2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 247196

November 3, 2016

(ICJ-201)  Early Experiences Matter:  Bringing Science to Justice for Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families.  Drake University Law School.  Drake University, Des Moines.


1.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  244589
October 28, 2016

(ICJ-175) 2016 Family Law Seminar. Iowa State Bar Association. West Des Moines Marriott, West Des Moines.
  • 3 sessions approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Placements Stability for Kids in Care (1 hr)
    • Transition Planning for Kids with Special Needs (1 hr)
    • What Family Law Attorneys Need to Know About Federal Every Student Succeeds Act (1 hr)

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 241209

October 21, 2016

(ICJ-202)  Complex Issues in Juvenile Court Practice IX.  Creighton University School of Law.  Creighton University School of La, Omaha, NE.


7 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity #  238304
October 20, 2016

(ICJ-196) Engaging Children and Parents in CINA Cases:  The Role of Attorneys. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #249353

October 17 - 18, 2016

(ICJ-206)  Iowa Children's Justice All Sites.  Iowa Children's Justice.  The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona. 

10 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #247233

October 12, 2016

(ICJ-191)  Connections Matter:  The Science of Trauma and Implications for Improving Community Health.  Iowa Children's Justice.  Linn County Juvenile Court Center, Cedar Rapids.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  245974
September 30, 2016

(ICJ-188) 4 Our Kids. Fourth Judicial District. Harlan.



5 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 243574

September 28, 2016

(ICJ-180) The Impact of Recent Child Welfare Legislation. Iowa Children's Justice. The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona.

Handouts:


5.75 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 244092


September 23, 2016

(ICJ-165) Third Annual Woodbury County Juvenile Law/Parent Representation CLE. Third Judicial District of Iowa. Briar Cliff University, Sioux City.
 

3 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 238849

September 21, 2016

(ICJ-177) 2016 NE Iowa Children's Summit. First Judicial District. United Methodist Church, West Union.


3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 243710

September 15, 2016

(ICJ-178). Child Welfare Case Issues Related to Incarcerated Parents. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse (Room 302), Des Moines.
 

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  243549
September 15, 2016

(ICJ-152) Juvenile New Indigent Defense Contract Attorney Training. State Public Defender. Wallace State Office Building, Des Moines.


6.25 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 241489

September 9, 2016

(ICJ-170) Evidentiary Issues in Juvenile Court (with a side serving of reasonable efforts issues). State Public Defender. Live Webcast.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 238751


September 9, 2016

(ICJ-176) 2016 Bridge the Gap Seminar. Iowa State Bar Association. West Des Moines Marriott, West Des Moines.
  • 1 session approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Concurrent Jurisdiction: Juvenile Cases Impacting Other Cases (1 hr)

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 239332

August 26, 2016

(ICJ-169) Dispositional Advocacy. State Public Defender. Live Webcast.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 238750


August 25, 2016

(ICJ-166) Juvenile Update. Judicial District 2A. Floyd County Courthouse, Charles City.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 239534


August 19, 2016

(ICJ-165) Juvenile Update. Judicial District 2A. Hancock County Courthouse, Garner.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 239533


August 18, 2016

(ICJ-181)  Spotlight on JCS:  Updates on Services, Case Law, and Legislative Changes.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 239519

July 21, 2016

(ICJ-182) Highlighting Services for Children. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 236152

July 15, 2016

(ICJ-163) The Mystery of Risk. Iowa Children's Justice. Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa.

6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 233169


July 13, 2016

(ICJ-159) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Iowa Children’s Justice. Briar Cliff University, Sioux City.


6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 228489

June 16, 2016

(ICJ-183) Highlighting Services for Parents. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 230710

June 16, 2016

(ICJ-162) 2016 Iowa Public Defender Conference. Iowa Public Defender Association. Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center, Des Moines.
  • Only the Juvenile Track (6 sessions) Has Been Approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Indian Child Welfare Act Update (1 hr)
    • Representation of Unaccompanied Minors (1 hr)
    • Juvenile Case Law and Legislative Update (1.5 hrs)
    • Challenging a Juvenile's Statement (2 hrs)
    • Gault and Gideon at 50 (1 hr)
    • Parent Representation Standards, Proposed Guardianship Legislation (0.5 hrs)

7 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 227610

June 13 - 15, 2016

(ICJ-157) Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting. Iowa State Bar Association. Community Choice Credit Union, Des Moines.

Only Eleven Sessions Have Been Approved for Juvenile CLE:
  • June 13, 2016:
    • Practical Ethics for Lawyers: What is Technological Competence? (1 hr)
    • The Neurobiology of Trauma (1.5 hrs)
    • Working with and Making Decisions for Juveniles and Young People in Court (1 hr)
  • June 14, 2016:
    • Civility Matters (1 hr)
    • Human Trafficking: An Overview (1 hr)
    • New Approaches in Juvenile Court: Are They Working? (1.5 hrs)
    • Diversity and Inclusiveness: Raising Awareness in Iowa's Changing Landscape (1 hr)
    • Juvenile Law Track Sessions:
      • Hot Topics, Case Law and Legislative Highlights (1 hr)
      • Confidentiality in Juvenile Cases/Special Rules Regarding Re-dissemination of Records (1 hr)
      • Bridge Orders: Lessons Learned (0.5 hrs)
      • Taking Back the Best Interest Argument (1 hr)

11.5 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 224590
June 6 - 8, 2016
 (ICJ-139) 6th Annual Trauma & Juvenile Justice: Impact on Mind, Body, Behavior, & Community. Orchard Place (CLE sponsor: Iowa Children's Justice). Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines.
  • 9 sessions approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Creating Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice Systems: Core Elements and Specific Strategies (1.25 hrs)
    • Perspectives on the Influence of Architecture on Mental Health, Youth and Homelessness (1 hrs)
    • Creating Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice Systems: How to Get Started (1.25 hrs)
    • Tangible Examples of How to Integrate Supportive Care Features into Your Facilities (1.25 hrs)
    • Healing the Origins of Trauma: Developmentally Grounded Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Psychotherapy for Children Exposed to Violence and Abuse (1.5 hrs)
    • Never Broken: Nothing Lacking (1.5 hrs)
    • EMDR Therapy Case Conceptualization for Treating Individuals Experiencing Attachment Trauma (1.25 hrs)
    • Thought: The Missing Link Between Trauma and Trauma/Stressor-Related Disorders (1.25 hrs)
    • Connections Matter: Developing Brain-Relationships-Community (1.25 hrs)
 11.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 218650

June 3, 2016

(ICJ-160) Lunch and Learn: STEPS Family Treatment Court. Fourth Judicial District. Audubon County Courthouse, Audubon.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  230854
June 1, 2016

(ICJ-160)  Lunch and Learn:  STEPS Family Treatment Court.  Fourth Judicial District.  Cass County Courthouse, Atlantic.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 230833

May 20, 2016

(ICJ-156) Brown Bag Session: Understanding Poverty vs. Neglect. Fourth Judicial District. Council Bluffs Library, Council Bluffs.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 227510

May 19, 2016

(ICJ-158) Child in Need of Assistance Cases: A View from the Court of Appeals. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Polk County Courthouse (Courtroom 308), Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  229211
May 12, 2016

(ICJ-151) Juvenile New Indigent Defense Contract Attorney Training. State Public Defender. Wallace State Office Building, Des Moines.


6.25 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 222509

April 29, 2016

(ICJ-147) Brown Bag Session: Parenting Programs – In-Home Family Services. Fourth Judicial District. Pottawattamie County Courthouse, Council Bluffs.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 224252

April 28, 2016

(ICJ-164)  The Critical Role of Guardians Ad Litem in Dependency Cases.  Seventh Judicial District.  Davenport.


1.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  226929
April 28, 2016
 (ICJ-144) 2016 Juvenile Law Seminar. Iowa State Bar Association. Des Moines.
  • Breakout Session Pending Approval: Too Good To Lose
 7 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 220833

April 22, 2016

(ICJ-150) Child Welfare and Our Youngest Children. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Drake Legal Clinic, Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 223350

April 21, 2016

(ICJ-198) Representing Children. Johnson County Juvenile Court Bar. Johnson County Courthouse, Iowa City.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #
233251
April 21, 2016

(ICJ-184) Compassionate Lawyering in Juvenile Court. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 224609

April 19, 2016

(ICJ-149) The Mystery of Risk: Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy, and the Vulnerable Child. Iowa Children’s Justice. Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines.


6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 223851

April 18, 2016

(ICJ-148) The Mystery of Risk: Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy, and the Vulnerable Child. Iowa Children’s Justice. DHS Office, Waterloo.


6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 223850

April 8, 2016

(ICJ-185) Special Education at Law:  Advocating for Parents and Students. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 223150

April 5 - 6, 2016

(ICJ-173) Dual Status Youth Symposium. Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice. Boston, MA.


10 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  241091
April 4, 2016
 (ICJ-140) 2016 Iowa Drug Endangered Children. Iowa Alliance for Drug Endangered Children. The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona.
  • 2 sessions approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Through a Child's Eyes: Understanding Addiction and Recovery (1.5 hrs)
    • Law Enforcement Removals and Emergency Child Care (1.5 hrs)
 3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 214469

March 25, 2016

(ICJ-145) Lessons from the Heartland: A Conversation with DHS and JCS. Iowa Children’s Justice. Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines.


2.25 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 223674
March 25, 2016
 (ICJ-143) Brown Bag Session: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Fourth Judicial District. Pottawattamie County Courthouse, Council Bluffs.

 1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 220892

March 24, 2016
 (ICJ-141) Lessons from the Heartland. Iowa Children's Justice. Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines.
 6.75 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 219326

March 17, 2016

(ICJ-186) Compassion Fatigue, Attorney Mental Health, and Substance Abuse. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Des Moines. 


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 220688

March 4, 2016

(ICJ-203)  2016 Annual Southwest Iowa Lawyer League (SWILL) Seminar.  Southwest Iowa Lawyer League.  Council Bluffs.
  • Only 2 sessions approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Juvenile Case Law Update (1 hr)
    • Juvenile Court Custody Options (1 hr)

2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 217009

February 24, 2016
 (ICJ-142) Introduction to Family Treatment Court for Attorneys.  Iowa Children's Justice.  Black Hawk County Courthouse, Waterloo.

 1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  219339
February 18 - 19, 2016
 (ICJ-123)  Human Trafficking:  A Multi-Disciplinary Approach for Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.  Scott County Kids.  Adventure Christian Church.  Davenport.

 8 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  214709
February 18, 2016

(ICJ-187) Trauma Informed Practice in Juvenile Court. Polk County Model Court Training Academy. Des Moines.


1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 217951

January 29, 2016
 (ICJ-116)  Brown Bag Session:  Juvenile 101 and Bridge Orders.  Fourth Judicial District.  Pottawatamie County Courthouse. 
 1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  214734


January 29, 2016
 (ICJ-92) Story County Bench-Bar Seminar. Story County Bar Association. Ames Quality Inn & Suites.
  • Only 2 sessions approved for Juvenile CLE:
    • Attorney Disciplinary Process (1 ethics hr)
    • Juvenile Justice from the Inside Out: Lessons from Being a Child Client (1 hr)
 2 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 212005


January 27, 2016
 (ICJ-125) What Iowa Lawyers Need to Know About Human Trafficking. Iowa State Bar Association Building, Des Moines.

 5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 215532


January 25, 2016
 (ICJ-124) What Iowa Lawyers Need to Know About Human Trafficking. Great River Bend Foundation, Bettendorf.

 5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 215531


January 21, 2016
 (ICJ-120) Making a Good Record: Tips for Attorneys and Witnesses from Court Reporters. Polk County Model Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse (Courtroom 302). Des Moines. 

 1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 215189


 
 


On-Demand Education available on
iLearn

On-demand education can be taken on your own, any time through your computer. Content may play on mobile devices, though this has not been tested. Instructions for using iLearn can be found on the “For The Public” menu.

Class Name And Details


CLE Information

(ICJ-146).  Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).  This training covers the history and purpose of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and how this statute is applied.  Further, viewers will learn more about transfer of proceedings as relates to ICWA, termination of parental rights, and what happens if they fail to comply.  Recorded live on March 25, 2016.  Presented by Eric Strovers, Pottawattamie County Attorney's Office.


1 hr/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 224111
Approved 4/8/2016 to 4/8/2017
(ICJ-89)  Quality Representation for Children in CINA Cases:  Best Practices and Quality Improvement.  Advocacy for children in CINA cases presents unique challenges.  Iowa Code Chapter 232.2(22) defines the contours of the GAL role, but what does good representation look like in specific cases?  The panel will discuss local and national quality improvement efforts, some best practices in representation, obstacles GALs face in providing quality representation, and areas of needed improvement.  Recorded live on July 16, 2015.  Presented by the Model Court Training Academy.

 1 hr/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 195089

Approved 7/22/2015 to 7/22/2016

Activity #  237555
Approved 7/22/2016 to 7/22/2017

(ICJ-88)  Human Trafficking Overview for Judges & Attorneys.  Presented by Kristi A. Traynor, Assistant Attorney General, Iowa Department of Justice.  Kirsti will be reviewing Public Law 113-183, Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, and Public Law 114-22, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015.  Recorded live on October 16, 2015.

 1 hr/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 202590

Approved 10/16/2015 to 10/16/2016

Activity # 247937
Approved 10/16/2016 to 10/16/2017

(ICJ-87)  Immigration Issues in Juvenile Court.  The intersection between immigration law and Juvenile Court is complex and constantly evolving.  Nikki Mordini of Davis Brown Law Firm will discuss immigration issues which may arise in Juvenile Court, including topics like Special Juvenile Immigrant Status Deferred Action, and potential collateral consequences of Juvenile Court involvement.  Recorded live on October 15, 2015. 

 1 hr/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 204589
Approved 10/21/2015 to 10/21/2016

Activity # 247957
Approved 10/21/2016 to 10/21/2017

(ICJ-81) Setting The Big Picture: Redirection and Systems Thinking.  Mr. Sidney L. Gardner, President of Children and Family Futures, Inc., discusses how collaborative practice among the juvenile court, child welfare, substance use treatment, mental health, domestic violence and other services systems offers a multitude of strategies and solutions to improve outcomes for child welfare-involved families.  Recorded live on April 16, 2015 at an event sponsored by the Iowa Department of Human Services, Northern Service Area.

  2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 188819

Approved 5/10/2015 to 5/10/2016

Activity #  228173
Approved 5/11/2016 to 5/11/2017

(ICJ-75) Juvenile Case Law Update March 2015. Jerry Foxhoven, Director of the Drake Legal Clinic, reviews the opinions from the Iowa Supreme Court and Court of Appeals over the last twelve months that impact practice in Juvenile Law. Recorded live as part of the Model Court Training Academy on March 19, 2015.

  1 hr/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 185232
Approved 3/19/2015 to 3/19/2016

Activity #  228190
Approved 3/19/2016 to 3/19/2017

(ICJ-56) Ethics of Representing Parents in Juvenile Cases. Jerry Foxhoven, Executive Director of the Drake Legal Clinic, discusses ethical issues an attorney might face when representing parents in a juvenile case. Recorded live as part of the Model Court Training Academy on January 15, 2015.

 

1 hr/1 Ethics hrs

Activity # 176241
Approved 1/20/2015 to 1/20/2016

Activity #  215892
Approved 1/20/2016 to 1/20/2017

(ICJ-48) Transitioning To Adulthood: Attorney Roles and Resources. Carol Casey, of the Cook County Office of the Public Guardian, discusses how youth in care who are transitioning to adulthood need resilience, relationships, and resources. Attorneys can help youth succeed as adults well after the case closes. While this presentation will discuss some of the challenges that youth face, its focus will be on improving the youth's experience, both short-term and long-term. Practical tools and tips on helping youth get the best possible start on adulthood will be shared. Recorded live at the Attorney Summit, hosted by Iowa Children’s Justice, on Sept. 11, 2014.

  1 hr/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 214732
Approved 9/12/2015 to 9/11/2016


(ICJ-47) Confidentiality of Juvenile Court Case Information. Jerry Foxhoven, Executive Director, Drake Legal Clinic, discusses the rules and legislation regarding the confidentiality of juvenile court case information. Recorded live at the Annual Conference of Clerks and Administrative Personnel on September 23, 2014.

 

1 hr/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 214733
Approved 12/1/2015 to 12/1/2016

(ICJ-46) Client Centered Representation and Cornerstone Advocacy. Michele Cortese of the Center for Family Representation (CFR) presents legal and advocacy strategies to advance clients' objectives for their families, including: how a focus on quality visiting, individualized services, supportive placements and out of court conferences can speed safe reunification; how to use statutes, regulations and Child Welfare policies to create legal arguments to advance your clients' goals. Recorded at the Attorney Summit, sponsored by Iowa Children’s Justice, September 10, 2014.

  1 hr/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 214672
Approved 9/11/2015 to 9/10/2016

Activity #  243109
Approved 9/10/2016 to 9/10/2017

(ICJ-34) Drug Testing, Addiction, Recovery and Good Lawyering. Diana Rugh Johnson, a certified Child Welfare Law Specialist (CWLS), presents a comprehensive look at the chemistry, methodology, and legal implications of drug testing in child welfare cases followed by an in-depth discussion of the attorney's role in cases that deal with addictions, relapse, and recovery. Recorded live at the Attorney Summit, hosted by Iowa Children’s Justice, on Sept 11, 2014.

  0.75 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 214673
Approved 9/12/2015 to 9/11/2016

Activity #  243096
Approved 9/10/2016 to 9/10/2017

(ICJ-33) Iowa Standards of Practice for Attorneys Representing Parents in Juvenile Court. Sam Langholtz, State Public Defender; Mimi Laver, Director of Legal Education for the ABA Center on Children and the Law; and Judge Susan Christensen of the Fourth District, discuss the specifics of the Iowa Standards of Practice for Parents' Attorneys, including the expectations of the State Public Defender, and the responsibilities of the attorneys and the role of the judges. Recorded at the Attorney Summit, hosted by Iowa Children's Justice, on September 10, 2014.

  0.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 214671
Approved 9/10/2015 to 9/10/2016


Activity # 243095
Approved 9/10/2016 to 9/10/2017


(ICJ-32) What's So Special About Parents' Attorneys And Why Are They So Important In Child Welfare Cases? Prior to viewing this presentation, please view the video "Giving Parents Voice." Prof. Martin Guggenheim from the NYU School of Law addresses the importance of competent lawyering in child welfare cases. Recorded live at the Attorney Summit hosted by Iowa Children’s Justice on September 10, 2014.

  0.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 214691
Approved 9/10/2015 to 9/10/2016

Activity # 243094
Approved 9/10/2016 to 9/10/2017

(ICJ-31) Giving Parents Voice. Created by the Mississippi Court Improvement Project, this video presents experienced attorneys discussing the role of parent representation and highlights importance of representing parents in the child welfare system.

  0.25 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 214690
Approved 9/10/2015 to 9/10/2016


Activity # 243093
Approved 9/10/2016 to 9/10/2017


(ICJ-30) Improving Educational Outcomes for Court Involved Youth. Kathy McNaught from the ABA Center on Education and Foster Care, along with Jessica Feierman from the Juvenile Law Center in Pennsylvania, discuss the national picture and what the research tells us works. Recorded live at the Educational Forum Multidisciplinary Gathering To Improve Outcomes for At-Risk Youth, May 1-2, 2014.

 

1.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

Activity # 169417
Approved 5/1/2015 to 5/1/2016

Activity # 237552
Approved 5/1/2016 to 5/1/2017

 
Other On-Demand Education


On-demand education can be taken on your own, any time through your computer.

Class Name And Details

  CLE Information
(ICJ-205)  Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2016:  Effective Advocacy and Ethical Best Practices:
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS):  Problem-Solving and Special Issues
    • In this segment, Angela
      Hernández and Jodi Ziesemer will discuss unique issues related to SIJS, such as procedural issues, documentation, whether the child is
      truly "independent" or "emancipated", etc.
  • Ethical Issues:  Representing Children in Immigration Matters
    • In this segment, Elizabeth M. Frankel and Professor Theo S. Liebmann discuss the capacity of children to be clients, including conflicts of interest, mandatory reporting requirements, etc.
  • Asylum:  Building Blocks for Successful Cases
    • In this segment, Heather Axford defines what particular social groups are and how they impact juvenile court cases.
Recorded live at Representing Children in Immigration Matters 2016:  Effective Advocacy and Ethical Best Practices, sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute on Nov. 22, 2016.


Access Class Here

3
.5 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 249513
Approved 11/22/2016 to 11/22/2017

(ICJ-112) Practice Pointers Regarding Competency. This session will address the limited case law on juvenile competency in Iowa and discuss how national research on juvenile competency is challenging lawyers and courts to better address competency, particularly for younger teens. Participants will come away with an understanding of the law regarding juvenile adjudicative competency, as well as national trends in this area. Presented by Prof. Brent Pattison, Director of Drake Law School’s Middleton Children’s Rights Center. Recorded live at the 2015 Juvenile Law Seminar, sponsored by ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section, on May 1, 2015.

 0.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 193229
Approved 7/2/2015 to 7/2/2016


(ICJ-113) Termination of Parental Rights and Other Permanent Placements. Sara Strain Linder will provide an overview of termination of parental rights through the State and privately. The presentation also includes an overview of other permanent placements for children, such as guardianships. Presented by Sara Strain Linder, Associate in Tindal Law Office in Washington, Iowa. Recorded live at the 2015 BTG Seminar, sponsored by ISBA Bridge the Gap Committee, on May 14-15, 2015.

 1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 193249
Approved 7/2/2015 to 7/2/2016

(ICJ-114) Juvenile Law Training Series. Includes three sessions recorded live at the 2015 Family Law Seminar, Oct. 29 – 30, 2016:
  • Hot Topics in Juvenile Law - Prof. Brent Pattison:
    • In this segment, Prof. Brent Pattison will cover some of the hottest topics in Juvenile Law. Topics included are Overuse of Medications, Transition, TPR and Competency.
  • Dealing with Bridge Orders - Ellen Ramsey-Kacena and Patricia Weir
    • Materials include useful forms and examples.
  • An Overview of PL 113-183, Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 - Kristi Traynor
    • In this segment Kristi Traynor will cover the Preventing Sex Trafficking & Strengthening Families Act of 2014 and cover its history and impact.
Recorded live at the 2015 Family Law Seminar, sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association, on Oct. 29 - 30, 2015.

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3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 209169
Approved 12/4/2015 to 12/31/2016


(ICJ-168)  Hot Topics, Case Law Update and Legislative (Juvenile Law). This session discusses the case law update and new legislation for 2016. Attendees will need to answer 3 questions to complete the course and will be emailed a certificate after the course is completed and questions are answered. Presented by Cory McClure and Kacy Merseal. Recorded live at the 2016 Juvenile Law section, sponsored by the ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section, on April 28, 2016. 

If you have questions for the speakers or would like to purchase videos, please email cle@iowabar.org.


 1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 239271
Approved 8/10/2016 to 4/28/2017

(ICJ-167)  Dealing with Bridge OrdersThis session covers the code sections on bridge orders and answers questions regarding how to use bridge order. Participants will cover the forms that are provided to help you do a bridge order as well as learn how to best use bridge orders to help their clients. Presented by Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, a sole practitioner in Cedar Rapids (practicing primarily in Juvenile and Family Law) and the current chair of the ISBA Juvenile Law Committee. Recorded live at the 2016 Juvenile Law section, sponsored by the ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section, on April 28, 2016.

If you have questions for the speakers or would like to purchase videos, please email cle@iowabar.org.

 0.75 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 239272
Approved 8/10/2016 to 4/28/2017
   
   


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