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Education Approved for Juvenile CLE by Iowa Children's Justice

Upcoming Trainings:

 

 

 

2017 Live Education (in reverse date order)

Date

Class Name And Details

To Register/ CLE Info

January 30, 2018

(ICJ-255)  Family Interaction Plans.  Linn County Juvenile Committee.  Linn County Juvenile Justice Center - Conference Room (Courtroom D), Cedar Rapids.

CLE Pending
1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs

January 18, 2018

(ICJ-256)  2017 Juvenile Court Case Law Update.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 286450

December 27, 2017

(ICJ-249)  Finding the Perfect Balance.  Third Judicial District of Iowa.  LEC Conference Room, Sioux City.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 282750

December 21, 2017

(ICJ-257)  Common Ethical Issues in Juvenile Court.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 282349

December 13, 2017

(ICJ-235)  Juvenile Law Live Webinar.  Iowa State Bar Association.  Live Webinar.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 279075

December 12, 2017

(ICJ-254)  Family Team Meetings - Best Practices.  Linn County Juvenile Committee.  Linn County Juvenile Justice Center - Conference Room (Courtroom D), Cedar Rapids.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 274364

November 29, 2017

(ICJ-234)  Southeast Iowa Juvenile Training.  Southeast Iowa Juvenile Court.  Keokuk Department of Human Services, Keokuk.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 276589

November 28, 2017

(ICJ-253)  Bridge Orders -- How to Draft Them and What We Have Learned.  Linn County Juvenile Committee.  Linn County Juvenile Justice Center - Conference Room (Courtroom D), Cedar Rapids.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 274363

November 16, 2017

(ICJ-258)  Reflections of a Juvenile Court Judge.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 278790

November 16, 2017

(ICJ-259)  Safety and Resiliency for Trauma Exposed Families.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 277689

November 1, 2017

(ICJ-238)  A Client-Centered Approach to Noncitizen Representation.  State Public Defender.  Iowa City.

2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  274327

October 27, 2017

(ICJ-247)  Impaired Lawyers.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  262316

October 25, 2017

(ICJ-238)  A Client-Centered Approach to Noncitizen Representation.  State Public Defender.  Des Moines.

2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  274326

October 24, 2017

(ICJ-252)  Bridge Orders -- How to Draft Them and What We Have Learned.  Linn County Juvenile Committee.  Linn County Juvenile Justice Center - Conference Room (Courtroom D), Cedar Rapids.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  274356

September 22, 2017

(ICJ-246)  Juvenile Court and Transitioning to Adulthood.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  262285

September 21, 2017

(ICJ-260)  Safety and Resiliency for Trauma Exposed Families.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  271053

September 14, 2017

(ICJ-237)  Juvenile New Indigent Defense Contract Attorney Training.  State Public Defender.  Des Moines.

6.25 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity #  270153

September 11 - 12, 2017

(ICJ-225) Family Treatment Court All Sites 2017. Iowa Children's Justice. The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona.

11 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 268811

September 8, 2017

(ICJ-224) Juvenile CINA Court - Fostering Teamwork Across Disciplines. Drake University Law School. Neal and Bea Smith Law Center, Des Moines.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 266112

August 18, 2017

(ICJ-245)  The Cost of Justice:  Reasonable Ability to Pay.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  262824

August 17, 2017

(ICJ-261)  Domestic Violence Victims in Juvenile Court.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  268629

August 9, 2017

(ICJ-244)  A Client-Centered Approach to Noncitizen Representation.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  265769

August 1, 2017

(ICJ-243)  A Client-Centered Approach to Noncitizen Representation.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  265738

July 20, 2017

(ICJ-262)  Addressing Domestic Violence in CINA Cases.  Polk County Model Court Training Academy.  Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  266469

July 18, 2017

(ICJ-224) Juvenile CINA Court - Fostering Teamwork Across Disciplines. Drake University Law School. Neal and Bea Smith Law Center, Des Moines.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 265602

June 16, 2017

(ICJ-242)  Human Trafficking in Iowa.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  262293

June 15, 2017

(ICJ-248)  Judge Cohen Presents:  The Impact of Trauma in Child Welfare Cases, Safe Babies Court Teams, the ACE study, Concurrent Planning, and the 2-4-2 Book Project.  Johnson County Juvenile Bar.  Johnson County Courthouse (Courtroom 3C), Iowa City.

2 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  274536

June 13 - 14, 2017

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

6.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 254172

June 8, 2017

(ICJ-251)  LC3 - Action for Reducing Disparity in Juvenile Court.  Linn County Juvenile Committee.  Linn County Juvenile Justice Center - Conference Room (Courtroom D), Cedar Rapids.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  263340

June 6 - 7, 2017

(ICJ-222) Trauma Informed Care: The Impact of Trauma on Brain Development & What to Do About It. Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines.

12 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 262090

May 11, 2017

(ICJ-236)  Juvenile New Indigent Defense Contract Attorney Training.  State Public Defender.  Des Moines.

6.25 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity #  270153

April 21, 2017

(ICJ-212)  Protecting Families.  Mercy Child Advocate Center.  Crave, Sioux City.

6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  254047

April 21, 2017

(ICJ-221)  Cerro Gordo County Juvenile CLE.  Cerro Gordo County Attorney's Office.  Mason City.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  258010

April 19, 2017

(ICJ-213)  2017 Iowa State Bar Association Juvenile Law Seminar.  Iowa State Bar Association.  

Iowa State Bar Association Building, Des Moines.

Live Webcast.

6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs


Activity #  255714

Activity #  255715

April 19 - 20, 2017

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

6.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 254171

March 23, 2017

(ICJ-233)  Federal Juvenile Delinquency Cases.  Federal Public Defender.  U.S. Courthouse, Des Moines.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  256657

March 23, 2017

(ICJ-220)  10 Things You Need to Know About Kids.  Blank Regional Child Protection Center.  Blank Regional Child Protection Center, Des Moines.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  257122

March 17, 2017

(ICJ-241)  The Cost of Justice:  Economic Justice in the Courts.  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  253221

March 16, 2017

(ICJ-218)  Court Appointed Special Advocates & Juvenile Court.  Polk County Model Training Academy.  Polk County Juvenile Justice Center, Des Moines.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  254888

March 9, 2017

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

6 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity # 254160

March 3, 2017

(ICJ-217)  The GAL's Guide to Immigration Law and GAL Practice Standards.  Nebraska State Bar Association.  

Mid-Plains Community College - North Campus (Room 206), North Platte, NE.

Live Webcast.

3 hrs/0 Ethics hrs


Activity #  253390


Activity #  253391

March 2 - 3, 2017

(ICJ-219)  2017 Southwest Iowa Lawyer League (SWILL) Seminar.  Southwest Iowa Lawyer League.  Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs.

1.5 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  253737

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

January 20, 2017

(ICJ-240)  Understanding the Child Welfare Act (ICWA).  State Public Defender.  Live Webinar.

1 hrs/0 Ethics hrs
Activity #  251051

 

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.

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

Activity # 266870
Approved 4/8/2017 to 4/8/2018

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

Activity # 266869
Approved 5/11/2017 to 5/11/2018

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

Activity # 266819
Approved 3/19/2017 to 3/19/2018

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

Activity # 266820
Approved 1/20/2017 to 1/20/2018

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

Activity # 266818
Approved 5/1/2017 to 5/1/2018

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.

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3.5 hrs/1 Ethics hrs
Activity # 249513
Approved 11/22/2016 to 11/22/2017

(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 Orders.  This 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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