For legal professionals practicing in the areas of juvenile and family law, this annual seminar, with its quality presenters and timely topics, is one that should not be missed. Now being offered as a live webinar, as well as an in-person event, attorneys from throughout the state of Iowa can participate and learn from the location of their choosing.
After a successful implementation last year, interested persons will again have the opportunity to register for both the Juvenile Law Seminar and the Criminal Law Seminar (March 9) at a discounted bundle rate. Simply, click here to register for both seminars. To register for the Juvenile Law Seminar only, please click the register button at the top of page.
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8:00 - 8:30 - Registration
8:30 - 9:30 - Best Practices from Judges - Speaker: Hon. Colin Witt, District Associate Judge, District 5C
9:30 - 10:15 - Infants Exposed to Opioids - An Approach to Addressing Their Needs - Speaker: Dr. Rizwan Shah, Retired Child Abuse Program Director and Emeritus Faculty at Blank Children's Hospital
10:15 - 10:30 - Break
10:30 - 11:30 - Juvenile Psychological and Risk Assessments: Common Themes in Juvenile Psychology - Speaker: Dr. Ed Connor, Connor & Associates
11:40 - 12:10 - Potential Immigration Consequences for Juvenile Delinquents and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status - Speakers: Julia Zalenski and Rachel Antonuccio, Johnson County Public Defender's Office
12:00 - 12:10 - Lunch (provided with in-person attendance)
12:10 - 12:40 - Brief Case Law Update: Top Ten Things You Need to Know Right Now - Speaker: Prof. Brent Pattison, Director of Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights, Drake University
12:40 - 1:40 - Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES)/Trauma Informed Training - Speaker: Speakers: Dr. Armeda Wojciak, assistant professor, University of Iowa College of Education and Dr. David Brown, Special Education Instructor, West Liberty High School
1:40 - 2:25 - Changes in KidsNet/Licensing for Foster and Adoptive Parents – Moderator: Prof. Brent Pattison, Director of Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights, Drake University
Panel: Jane Harvey and Wendy Rickman, Department of Human Services (DHS)
2:25 - 2:40 - Break
2:40 - 3:40 - Education Spotlight: Cyberbullying and Delinquency - Speaker: Nicole Proesch, Iowa Department of Education
3:45 - 4:45 - Ethics: Technology in Juvenile Cases - Speaker: Tara van Brederode, Attorney Disciplinary Board
CLE CREDIT (approved)
7.5 state hours which includes 1 ethics hour
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after March 7 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section Members - $175
Please use promo code juv175 when registering to receive the $175 rate. This code is for ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the Family and Juvenile Law Section, please contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join a section is $15 per section.
ISBA Members - $190
ISBA YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $125
Non-ISBA Members - $300
Law Students - Free
If attending via the live webinar, any materials related to this event, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.
Please select attendance preference (in-person or live webinar) when registering for these events. In-person attendance will take place at the ISBA Headquarters (625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309).
by The Iowa State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section