Trainings

The Court Improvement Program provides training for judges, attorneys and foster care review boards.

The attorney training is a three-tiered training - beginning, intermediate and specialty training.

The beginning level training, Introduction to Child Dependency Law, is for the newly-licensed attorney or seasoned attorney who is in need of a refresher course. Practicing in Child Welfare Cases is the intermediate level program.

Upcoming Training Events

  Please click on the title of the training for details and to register.

Attorney Training

Nashville

Juvenile Training: Education Law and Advocacy
September 25, 2019

 


 

Court Improvement Training

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Distance Learning

The Court Improvement offers distance learning classes via webcast. Click the links below to watch the webcast and take the corresponding CLE quiz to obtain CLE credit.

CLE credits will only be given once for each training, regardless of calendar year. 

Please Note:  The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education limits the number of hours an attorney may earn from on-line trainings to eight (8) hours per year.  Also, an attorney may take each course only one time for CLE credit.

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An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for the Guardian ad Litem  (2.33 hours  - 1.33 general and 1.0 dual CLE credit)

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (1.25 hours of general CLE credit)

 

Addressing the Developmental and Health Needs of Children in Foster Care (3.82 hours of general CLE Credit)
 **Required Course for attorneys who want to become a Guardian ad Litem.

 

Maintaining Wellness While Working in Trauma (2.75 dual hours CLE credit)
 

Ethical Considerations of the Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Practice and Procedure (2.90 dual hours CLE credit)
Training Added March 2019

 

Foster Care Review Board Training