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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.

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Presented by: Richard Cozzola, Esq. Director, Child & Family Practice Group, Legal Assistance Foundation, Chicago, IL and Kevin Brown, Father

Presented by: Janyce Fenton, MSW; Dana Ward, DFS; and Maureen Clifton, DFS

This training is primarily tailored for those attorneys representing parents in child welfare proceedings. The learning objectives are to identify errors at trial and to evaluate issues on appeal. *Presented by Professor Vivek Sankaran, Clinical... more

Presented by Margaret Burt, JD

Presented by Leah C. Schwartz, University of Wyoming College of Law Student and author of Case Note on In re JW, University of Wyoming Law Review and Eydie Trautwein, JD, DFS Protective Services Administrator The Learning... more

Speaker: Sue Badeau, Casey Family Programs Participants will: 1) Explore the meaning of permanency from a lifelong developmental perspective; (2) Identify at least 3 lifelong benefits of permanent family connections for all youth... more

The learning objectives are: 1) Participants will learn why they're role as a parent's attorney is so important to improving outcomes for children and families; 2)Participants will understand that the best parents' attorneys are those who are... more

Presented By Kathleen McNaught, JD, Assistant Director, ABA Center on Children and the Law. The learning objectives are: 1) To increase awareness about school stability and continuity issues that affect children in foster care, (2) To... more

Presented by the Honorable Norman Young, District Court Judge and Kristin Kelly, JD, Staff Attorney, ABA Center on Children and the Law. The learning objectives include: 1) Understand the importance of youth empowerment and... more

Presented by Pat O'Brien, Founder and Executive Director of "You Gotta Believe". The learning objectives are: 1) Participants will learn why it is urgent to work towards permanency with older youth in foster care, 2) Participants will learn the... more