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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

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

The Wyoming Children's Justice Project will host a training titled, "Permanency Hearings". Monique McBride Meese, J.D., Senior Assistant District Attorney for Laramie County and Deborah Roden, J.D., Laramie County Guardian ad Litem... more

Permanency Roundtable 101: A representative from Casey Family Programs will provide an overview of Permanency Roundtables (PRTs). What is a PRT? What can I expect from the PRT process? What is my role in a PRT (prosecutors,... more

Margaret A. Burt, Esq., Child Welfare Attorney and Consultant, will deliver a 1 hour presentation on "Working with Incarecerated Parents" as part of the Wyoming Supreme Court Children's Justice Project (CJP) monthly training series.

2013 Child Welfare Law Update Jill Kucera, Senior Assistant Attorney General, will present a session entitled ?2013 Child Welfare Law Update: A review of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on ICWA, Wyoming Supreme... more

Presented by: Heidi Redlich Epstein, JD, MSW, Director of Kinship Policy ABA Center on Children and the Law Stephanie Boyd Serafin, ACSW, Associate Director, National Resource Center on Permanency and Family Connections... more

Chandra Wyman, Executive Director, CASA of Natrona County, and Cynthia Sweet, a Wyoming Guardian ad Litem in Casper, will discuss the role of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in Wyoming's Juvenile Court proceedings.... more

The April 11, 2013 program is a repeat of the March 14 program, which was not available due to technical problems. CJP apologizes to all for the inconvenience. Steve Corsi, Psy. D., Director, Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS),... more

DFS White Paper: Trends in Youth Residential Treatment 1999 – 2012 Best practices relating to placing children in residential care Steve Corsi, Psy. D., Director, Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS), and Dr. Marty Nelson,... more

Cindi Wood, JD and John Chambers, JD, both attorneys from Casper, Wyoming with experience representing parents in child welfare cares, will present an overview of the Guidelines for Attorneys Representing Parents in Abuse,... more