Competence Issues

Special Issues in Custody Matters and Representing Minors

Day One of this program covers all 8 hours of training required by California Rules of Court, Rule 5.242 for continuing minors’ counsel. Add on Day Two for the required 12 hours of training for new minors’ counsel!

Day One
~ Authority for Appointment, Duties, Rights and Qualifications of Counsel, Compensation of Counsel, Qualifications of Counsel, and Child’s Participation in Proceedings
~ Communicating With & Interviewing Children at Different Stages of Development
~ Preparing Children for Family Court Services or Judicial Interview Consideration of Children’s Wishes
~ Custody and Visitation Issues; CPS Reports, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, Dependency

Day Two
~ Adverse Childhood Experiences and Child Trauma: Tools for Interacting with Clients Who Have Experienced Trauma; Advocating for Your Client within the Court System
~ Resist/Refuse Dynamics and the Multi-Modal Family Intervention

Date & Time:
Day One Saturday, September 23, 2017; 8:30 am Check-In; 9:00—6:30 pm Presentation

Day Two Sunday, September 24, 2017; 8:30 am Check-In; 9:00 am—1:15 pm Presentation

Hon. Shelly Averill
Commissioner Louise Bayles-Fightmaster (Ret.)
Daniel Chester, Esq.
Robin Estes, Esq.
Steven Friedlander, Ph.D.
Mary Kelly Persyn, Esq.
Katharine Robey, LMFT
James V. Sansone, Esq.
Jennifer Santos, MFT

NEW LOCATION: Fountaingrove Inn, 101 Fountaingrove Pkwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

Registration Fee:

Discounted Price for Both Days: $295—SCBA Members | $350—Public | $195—Barristers Club Members in first 5 years of practice

Price for Day One: $275—SCBA Members | $330—Public | $175—Barristers Club Members in first 5 years of practice | $75–Student with proof of current enrollment in school

Price for Day Two: $120—SCBA Members | $135—Public | $95—Barristers Club Members in first 5 years of practice | $45–Student, with proof of current enrollment in school

12 Units Specialization Credit; 11 Units General Law; and 1 Unit Competence Issues

Student: $95/$75/$45 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

On Line Registration is Closed. You may call your reservation in to Joan at 707-542-1190 X10

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