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Guardian ad Litem Basics

Thursday, August 25, 2022
8:30 am4:40 pm
Online Event. Link available with Registration via UMKC Law Events calendar
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CLE: Missouri 8.0 hours includes 1.0 ethics and 2.0 elimination of bias
Kansas credit pending

Cost: $175 attorney

Free to attorneys who commit to one pro-bono CASA GAL case and free to non-attorney CASA volunteers.
This program satisfies both the 8-hour and 3-hour CLE requirements of Standard 14.0 of the Missouri Supreme Court’s Standards for Guardians ad Litem.

8:00 a.m. Webcast Access

8:30 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. Webinar

Speakers will discuss:

-Missouri Supreme Court GAL Standards

-Child Welfare Legal Framework

-Timeline of a Family Court Case and Permanency Options

-The Effects of Trauma on children and Families

-How to Engage with Children as the GAL

-Ethics, Diversity, Elimination of Bias, Inclusion, and Best Interest

Cost: $175 attorneys

Free for attorneys who commit to one pro-bono CASA GAL case and non-attorney CASA volunteers

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