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Family Law | Juvenile
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Online Seminar (Audio & Video)
Microsoft Silverlight
10 Hot Tips for Child Advocates in 60 Minutes
1 Total CLE credits (No Ethics)
Price: $59.00 (provides online access for 3 months after purchase).
Course №:OL 1999
Course Level: Advanced
Duration: 1 Hour
Original Program Date: Friday, April 15, 2011
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Our panel of experienced child advocates discusses a diverse range of topics and offers a wealth of practical tips for guardians and other child advocates. 

Topics include:
  1. Educational Stability (Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 and McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act)2
  2. Family Group Decision Making
  3. Attorney-Client Privilege (and the tension with a guardian`s duty to disclose information to the court regarding the child`s wishes and desires)
  4. Openness of Juvenile Courts for Dependency Proceedings
  5. Standing in Juvenile Court
  6. Subsidized Permanent Legal Custodianship (SPLC)
  7. Legal Interests vs. Best Interests of a Child
  8. Founded vs. Indicated Report of Child Abuse
  9. Early Intervention
  10. New Resources for Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
This course was recorded in April 2011 at PBI`s day-long seminar, "Current Issues for Child Advocates 2011". This annual seminar is your one-stop-shop for a complete summary of all significant case law and legislative developments, exposure to up and coming trends, and learning play by play strategies for best representing your juvenile clients. Other sessions from the seminar are available on PBI`s Online Campus.
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1 Total CLE credits (No Ethics)

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Dana E. Greenspan, Esq., Paralegal/Social Worker, Juvenile Division, Montgomery County, Norristown
Mary Coyne Pugh, Esq., Kane Pugh Knoell Tray Kramer, Norristown
Jennifer A. Staley, Esq., KidsVoice, Pittsburgh

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icon_acrobatNotice about getting CLE credit changed October 2005 (1 Page, 21 KB)
icon_acrobatWritten Materials (111 Pages, 2 MB)
icon_acrobatImportant Notice Affecting Many of PBIs Online Ethics Courses (Revised November 2013)  (5 Pages, 29 KB)

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"Interesting online seminar." (Margate, NJ)
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