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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., 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

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

A View from the Parent's Attorney. Tim Cotton, Esq., a parent's attorney from Casper, Wyoming, will present an overview of his advocacy on behalf of parents when appointed to represent them in child abuse/neglect and termination of... more

Presenters: Wyoming Department of Family Services Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Staff, Elizabeth Forslund and Clint Hanes will provide an overview of Wyoming's Child and Family Service Reviews (CFSR) and CQI... more

Dispositional Hearings 101. Aaron S. Hockman, J.D., Chief Trial and Appellate Counsel for the Wyoming Guardian ad Litem Division, will provide a presentation on dispositional hearings in Wyoming's juvenile court, including an overview... more

Dan Wilde, J.D., Director of the Wyoming Guardian ad Litem Division, will provide a presentation on important special education issues in Wyoming child welfare cases, such as child-find and continuous evaluations. The presentation... more

Jill Kucera, J.D., Senior Assistant Wyoming Attorney General will present a session entitled "2014 Child Welfare Law Update". This episode will include a review of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and 2014 statutes that... more

Dona Playton, J.D., University of Wyoming College of Law, will present ?Overlap of Domestic Violence and Child Protection.? Domestic violence, child abuse and juvenile delinquency are so intertwined that it is imperative we have the... more

Guardianships: Wyoming Law / Nuts and Bolts. Presented by Shawnna Herron, J.D., Wyoming Attorney General's Office. This program will address the option of guardianship for children in custody of the Wyoming DFS. The audience will... more

The Wyoming Children's Justice Project will host a training titled "Children in Court (2014)". This presentation will included updated information about the importance of children and youth attendance at court hearings. Dan Wilde, J.D.,... more