Children - Dependency

This training is intended to provide an overview of dependency court to attorneys who have volunteered to represent children in dependency proceedings. The training was presented for Florida's Children First by Jessica Rae, an attorney with the Community Law Program in St. Petersburg and was given to an audience of volunteer attorneys at the Tracey McPharlin project of Broward Legal Aid. The training video was broken into 7 parts for ease of viewing.

Link to the CLE Information for this series.

Click here for the Case Study and supporting materials.

Part 1: Preliminary Issues in Dependency Cases. Slides 1-20. (25 min.)
http://vimeo.com/40904534


Part 2: Shelter & Arraignment. Slides 22-43 (21 min.)
http://vimeo.com/40945289


Part 3: Adjudication & Disposition. Slides 46-69, Case Studies: Dawn & Eddie (28 min.) http://vimeo.com/40957374


Part 4: Judicial Reviews. Slides 72-82, Case Study: Bryan. (24 min.)
http://vimeo.com/40967915


Part 5: Permanency Hearings. Slides 85-97, Case Study: Abby (20 min.)
http://vimeo.com/40979859


Part 6: Termination of Parental Rights. Slides 99-115, Case Study: Cassian (21 min.) http://vimeo.com/40987382


Part 7: Adoption & Questions about Meeting with Clients. Slides 117-119, 32, 33 (9 min.) http://vimeo.com/41005088

For questions, please contact Robin Rosenberg.