Welcome to the Distance Education Program (DEP) online training portal. This portal enables Nevada State Trial Court judges, quasi-judicial officers and court personnel and, in some cases, certain court stakeholders, to quickly and easily participate in online self-paced training.

These trainings exist on an internal server and are for Registered Users only. External and non-DEP users will not be able to access these trainings. If you are a returning user, click here. If you are a new user, click here.

These resources do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nevada Appellate Courts, the Administrative Office of the Courts, or Judicial Education nor provide any warranties as to the currency and accuracy of the information in these works. Users are reminded to check the subsequent changes to rules of court and statutes cited in the works before relying on them.

These resources are provided for the personal non-commercial use of judicial officers and court employees and may not be used for any other purpose without the written permission of Judicial Education.


New Course! Nevada/New Mexico Language Access Basic Training

by Evie Lancaster -

The Nevada Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts has partnered with the New Mexico Language Access Center to offer this self-paced online course. The purpose of the course is to ensure that all court employees have a basic understanding of their ethical and legal obligations, as well as current best practices in serving limited English proficient and non-English speaking individuals.


Different Work - A First Course in Effective Supervision

by Evie Lancaster -

The National Center for State Courts announced the new and free online course for new supervisors. This self-paced course is designed for new supervisors who want to learn how to become effective managers. Dan Straub takes you step-by-step through a process leading to a foundation of principles that guide you to become effective in your new management role doing "categorically different work.” For more information go to http://www.ncsc.org/Education-and-Careers/ICM-Courses/Free-Resources.aspx.

NACE 2014 Fall Webinar – Leadership: Credibility in Action

by Evie Lancaster -

Integrity. Trustworthiness. Honesty. Accountability. Ethics. Self-Awareness. All are essential attributes for court leaders in every court. But how do leaders effectively demonstrate these traits and create a court where employees feel valued, safe, productive and happy? This training is offered by the Nevada Association of Court Executives (NACE) and is co-hosted by the Nevada Supreme Court. (more)

New! Course on Professional Writing Skills Part II Available

by Evie Lancaster -

A recent study by the College Board revealed that almost a third of employees fall short of employers' expectations in terms of written communication skills. “Professional Writing Skills PII” is designed to address these concerns not only by reviewing the rules behind some of the most commonly made writing mistakes, but also by providing on-going lessons tailored to the specific writing needs and concerns of class participants. This course is a continuation of the Professional Writing Skills Review webinar offered in March 2014 and is designed for court staff; however, judges are invited to participate as well.

Justice Responses to Elder Abuse Course

by Evie Lancaster -

The National Center for State Courts announced the new and free online course for judges on the dynamics of elder abuse. Using interactive web-based delivery methods, “Justice Responses to Elder Abuse” offers a wide array of information and resources including the tools needed to identify abuse and to develop effective responses and the latest research on aging issues, including physical, cognitive, and emotional changes that increase an older person’s vulnerability to abuse. For more information go to https://courses.ncsc.org/course/Elders.

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