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Child Protection 101:Representing Parents & Social Services Agencies in Child Protection Proceedings

Mar 13, 2013 03:00pm - Mar 13, 2013 05:00pm
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Event Type: CLE
Category: CLE

Description

Please Note: This CLE has been postponed until further notice

 

Child Protection 101: The Basics of Representing Parents and Social Services Agencies in Child Protection Proceedings (live teleconference available)*

March 13

Presenters: Becca Bartholomew, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney; Patrick McGee, Ramsey County Public Defender and Parent Attorney

 

The law governing child protection proceedings is complex, including the basics of how, when and why social services agencies become involved with families and what happens once court becomes involved.  Learn how a child protection case moves through the juvenile protection court system from different perspectives – an attorney representing parents for over 12 years, and an Assistant Ramsey County Attorney representing the Ramsey County Human Services Department.  More details below.

 

Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Registration: 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: First National Bank Bldg Training Room, 332 Minnesota Street, St. Paul

Credit: 2 Standard credits approved, Code #176432                                                                                        Cost: $40 RCBA members; $60 non-members

Teleconference Cost: $60 RCBA members; $80 non-members

 

More details

The law governing child protection proceedings is complex.  One such complexity is understanding the basics of how, when and why social services agencies become involved with families and what happens once court becomes involved.  This presentation will discuss how a child protection case moves through the juvenile protection court system from the perceptive of an attorney representing parents in child protection proceedings for over 12 years, and an Assistant Ramsey County Attorney representing the Ramsey County Human Services Department.    

 

Topics that will be covered include:

·         Fundamentals of Minnesota Statute 260C

·         What is meant by health, safety and welfare

·         How to handle cases that have a companion criminal case

·         What is the impact of a criminal prosecution on a child protection investigation and case planning

·         What are the different standards of proof and why it is important to know them

·         What are reasonable efforts to reunify

·         Statutory Permanency guidelines and their effects on the process

·         Alternative permanency options to reunification

 


Early registration ends on Jun 30, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Jul 01, 2012 and ends on Mar 13, 2013.
Late registration starts on Mar 14, 2013.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).
 

 
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