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Wyoming Children's Justice Project


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CJP Training Series: A monthly one-hour training for key stakeholders working in or associated with the Wyoming Juvenile Court System. The trainings are offered every second Thursday of the month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. during the months of October through May, unless otherwise noted. To download training materials, please visit the CJP website at http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Initiatives/CJP and click on the Training Series tab. During the last 10 minutes of the training, you are welcome to call in with questions. Please dial 1-917-889-8064 or feel free to post questions during the "live" chat session.

On-Demand Episodes

Consent Decrees in Wyoming Juvenile Court Proceedings Shawnna Herron, J.D., with the Wyoming Attorney General's Office will provide an overview of the Wyoming statutes related to consent decrees in juvenile court proceedings... more

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) and their Role in Wyoming Juvenile Court. Carol Tullio with the Laramie County CASA Program and other CASA directors around Wyoming will provide an overview of the role of a CASA in... more

2017 Wyoming Child Welfare Law Update: Wyoming Supreme Court decisions. Jill E. Kucera, J.D., Senior Assistant Attorney General, Wyoming Attorney General's Office and Dan Wilde, Deputy Director, Wyoming Guardian ad Litem... more

Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard Training Presented by the Wyoming Department of Family Services and the Wyoming Attorney General's Office. Debra Hibbard, Kristie Collins, Briana Montoya, Sara Serelson and Dana Ward with... more

2016-2017 Wyoming Child Welfare Law Update: Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and changes to statutes. Jill E. Kucera, J.D., Senior Assistant Attorney General, Wyoming Attorney General's Office will provide a review of recent... more

Educational Issues for Children in the Child Welfare System Kristin Kelly, J.D. will provide a one hour presentation on educational issues for children in the child welfare system. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the importance... more

New Federal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Regulations Overview Presented by Adrian Smith, J.D. Adrian Smith, J.D. will provide an overview of the new Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) regulations which took effect on December 12,... more

Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Understanding Childhood Trauma and How Past Experiences Shape Behaviors and Health Outcomes Presented by Dr. Jennifer Davis, DPT Dr. Jennifer Davis, Wyoming Children's Trust Fund... more

Improving Outcomes for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children (2016) Presented by Dona Playton, J.D. Dona Playton, a Wyoming attorney, will present a 1 hour presentation on "Improving Outcomes for Incarcerated Parents... more

An Overview of Wyoming's New Juvenile Pattern Jury Instructions Members from Wyoming's Juvenile Pattern Jury Instructions Committee will provide information about the newly released jury instructions for Wyoming abuse and neglect,... more