CITA, Washington Defender Association, Department of Corrections, and WA Parent Advocacy Network Present: Fostering Connections Beyond Bars at WaCASA Conference

We enjoyed the opportunity to reprise our presentation from the Children’s Justice Conference at the Washington State CASA Conference October 22nd, at the Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights Washington. This presentation is designed to tell a story about being an incarcerated parent, bust some myths about incarcerated parents and visitation, educate about CA and DOC policy and then discuss implementation, and then explore small practice changes.

WSBA Juvenile Law Section Child Welfare Subcommittee and CITA present: Medicaid Supported Youth Access to Mental Health Services

The Washington State Bar Juvenile Law Section Child Welfare Subcommittee, in partnership with the Court Improvement Training Academy (CITA) at the University Of Washington School Of Law, will host a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) training on May 20, 2016, from 12:30 – 3pm at the University of Washington School of Law, Rm. 217. This 2.5 hour CLE will provide an overview of what mental health services Medicaid-eligible Youth are entitled to receive in Washington State. The format will be three presentations and one moderated panel discussion.

CITA Supports Sessions At Children’s Justice Conference!

CITA Supports Sessions At Children’s Justice Conference!

CITA created and supported several sessions at the 2016 Children’s Justice Conference in Spokane, WA., including:
Ethical Legal Representation of Youth at Shelter Care Hearings;
Optimizing Brain Function at Court and Other High Stakes Settings;
Fostering Connections Beyond Bars – Supporting Children From Behind Bars;
Live From Washington – Review of Recent Case Law and Statutory Changes;
What Does Good Legal Representation in Foster Care Look Like, and How Do We Measure it? Learning from the QIC study and putting it into practice;
Getting Through to Girls – Engaging and Supporting Girls in the Dependency System.