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New Guardian ad Litem and CASA Training

DATE AND TIME   LOCATION
November 16 & 17, 2017   Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center
REGISTRATION: 8:30 – 8:45 am  
9300 Quincy Avenue, 3rd Floor
TRAINING: 8:45 – 4:30 pm   Cleveland, OH 44106

 

AGENDA - 11/16/2017    
8:30 - 8:45 am Registration  
8:45 – 9:45 am Ohio Juvenile Law and Rules Jonathon Z. Wilbur, Attorney at Law, GAL CFACC Board of Directors
9:45 – 10:45 am Ethics for GALs: Balancing Your Dual Appointment; Conflicts of Interest; Confidentiality Jonathon Z. Wilbur, Attorney at Law, GAL CFACC Board of Directors
10:45 – 11:00 am Break  
11:00 - 12:00 pm Role of the GAL and CASA in Juvenile Court Joi Taylor Powell, Esq., GAL Program Director, Michele Blazina, MSW, LSW, Program Director, CFA
12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch  
12:30 – 2:00 pm Family Dynamics: Domestic Violence and Its Effects Tim Boehnlein, Advocate Supervisor Domestic Violence Unit, Witness/Victim Service Center, Cuyahoga County
2:00 – 3:00 pm Children's Services Agencies; Assessing Risk and Safety Lara Parks, Senior Supervisor Cuyahoga County Division of Children & Family Services
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break  
3:15 – 4:30 pm ADR; Local Resources and Service Practice; Records Checks; Juvenile Court Case Walk-Through Hon. Denise N. Rini, Judge Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court
4:30 – 4:45 pm Adjourn  

 

AGENDA - 11/17/2017    
8:30 - 8:45 am Registration  
8:45 – 10:30 am Basic Psychopathology for Adults and Children; Stages of Development; Interviewing Skills Sandra McPherson, Ph.D., GAL Project Advisory Committee
10:30 – 10:45 am Break  
10:45 - 12:00 pm The Invisible Thief: Alcohol and Other Drugs and Their Impact on Families James Joyner, CCDCIII-E Joyner & Associates
12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch  
12:30 – 2:00 pm Introduction to Diversity; Multicultural Awareness George S. Tsagaris, Assistant Ph.D., LISW-S, MS associate Professor Cleveland Stae University
2:00 – 3:15 pm

Role of the GAL in Domestic Relations Court

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Working a Case, Contact Requirements, Documentation, Court Hearings, Boundaries, Case Assignment Meeting, Case Assignment

Mark Felber, Director, Legal Department and Guardian ad Litem Program Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court

 

Michele Blazina, CASA Program Director

3:00 – 3:15 pm Break  
3:15 – 4:30 pm Professionalism for GALs and CASAs Nancy G. McGillen, Magistrate Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court
4:30 – 4:45 pm Adjourn  

 

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