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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

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

Wyoming Child Welfare Update and Changes in the Law (2016) Dan Wilde, J.D., Deputy Director, Wyoming Guardian ad Litem Division will provide an overview of changes in Wyoming law as a result of the 2016 Legislative Budget Session.... more

ICWA: Understanding the New Guidelines Sheldon Spotted Elk, J.D., Director of the Indian Child Welfare Unit at Casey Family Programs will provide an overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), including the new guidelines.... more

A Comprehensive Overview of Wyoming Juvenile Court Rules and Relevant Wyoming Supreme Court Decisions Jill Kucera, J.D., Senior Assistant Attorney General, Wyoming Attorney General's Office and Elizabeth B. Lance, J.D.,... more

Reunification as a Permanency Option in Wyoming Child Welfare Cases Lisa K. Finkey, J.D., a Wyoming attorney who represents children and families in abuse and neglect cases, will provide information on reunification as a permanency... more

How IV-B and Medicaid Overlap with Wyoming's Child Welfare and Juvenile Court Systems Jan Stall, Eligibility and Operations Administrator, Wyoming Department of Health, Division of Healthcare Financing; Lisa Brockman, RN, Division of... more

An Overview of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 and Subsequent Changes to Wyoming Policy and Practice. Presenters will provide an overview of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening... more

Life After In re: CDR and GC, Implications for Wyoming Juvenile Law Policy and Practice Aaron Hockman, Chief Trial and Appellate Counsel with the Wyoming Guardian ad Litem Division and Christina McCabe, a Senior Assistant Attorney... more

Jill Kucera, Esq. Senior Assistant Attorney General, Human Services, Wyoming Attorney General's Office and Maureen Clifton, Deputy Compact Administrator and Social Services Program Analyst, Wyoming Department of Family Services will... more

Right to a Jury Trial in Wyoming Child Protection and Termination of Parental Rights Cases Cindi Wood, J.D., C.W.L.S., an attorney in private practice in Casper, Kevin David Taheri, J.D. an Assistant District Attorney, Seventh Judicial... more