Court Improvement Program

Hearing Their Voice-Parent Representation




Videos and Presentations

 8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.   

Welcome
 
Hon. Brenda Oldham, Superior Court, Pinal County

 
 
 8:30 a.m. -9:15 a.m.

Keynote - Foundations of Strong Parent Advocacy 

Professor Vivck S. Sankaran

ABA Parent
Representation Effort
 
 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion - Juvenile Cort Judge, Parent's Attorney, CPS Case Manager & Attorney for CPS


10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  

Breakout Sessions 

-Psychiatric Diagnoses & Psychotropic Medications for Foster ChildrenElizabeth Jacobs, Ph.D.



Presentation
  -Engaging Parents in Meaningful Visitation - A Means to Safe & Tiemly ReunificationlNorma Ginther

Presentation
Handout #1
Handout #2
Handout #3
Handout #4

  - The Substance Abusing Parent - Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Kimberly Craig, Felicia Haranzo & Sophia Lerma

Presentation
  - Lost in the System - Locating and Engaging the Immigrant ParentLaurie Melrood & Klass Hubert


Presentation
Practical Guidance
Shattered - LPC Short Film
Consulates in Arizona
ICE Directive - Facilitating Parental Interests

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Discussion Groups
In rooms according to room listed on name badge.

 
 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Keynote - Resilience for the Care Giver: Addressing Secondary Trauma

Kristine Buffington

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