This course will cover:

  • Brief History of Child Protection
  • The Adoptions and Safe Families Act (ASFA)
    • Reasonable Efforts
    • Termination of Parental Rights
    • Permanency Planning
    • ASFA Compliant Court Orders
  • Interplay of ASFA and ICWA
  • Strategies to Improve Results for Children

Continuing Education Credit: 7.0 CLE (includes .50 Ethics credit) upon completion of Modules 1-5. (Certificate of Completion required to receive continuing legal education credit.)  Note: This training has been reaccredited by the CLE Board until March 16, 2022. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.


This course will cover:

ASFA permanency options and key findings, including:

  • Reunification,
  • Adoption,
  • Legal guardianship, 
  • Another Permanent Planned Living Arrangement (APPLA), 
  • Compelling reasons, and
  • Concluding a case. 

Continuing Education Credit: 7.0 CLE (includes .50 Ethics credit) upon completion of Modules 1-5. (Certificate of Completion required to receive continuing legal education credit.) Note: This training has been reaccredited by the CLE Board until March 16, 2022. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.


This course will cover:

  • Role and responsibilities of a parent attorney,
  • Notice, Communication and Paternity,
  • ASFA Permanency Options and Case Planning,
  • Kin Care, ICPC, APPLA and ICWA,
  • Communicating with your client,
  • Locating resources for your client, and
  • When to litigate and when to collaborate. 

Continuing Education Credit: 7.0 CLE (includes .50 Ethics credit) upon completion of Modules 1-5. (Certificate of Completion required to receive continuing legal education credit.) Note: This training has been reaccredited by the CLE Board until March 16, 2022. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.


This course will cover:

  • Parentage and Kinship,
  • Minimum Standard of Care, 
  • Concurrent Planning,
  • Case Planning, and 
  • Foster Parent Rights.

Continuing Education Credit: 7.0 CLE (includes .50 Ethics credit) upon completion of Modules 1-5. (Certificate of Completion required to receive continuing legal education credit.) Note: This training has been reaccredited by the CLE Board until March 16, 2022. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.


This course will cover:

  • Key Child Safety Guide legal terms,
  • General understanding of the Child Safety Guide principles, and
  • Child safety criteria (including the 15 threats of danger and present vs. impending danger).

Continuing Education Credit: 7.0 CLE (includes .50 Ethics credit) upon completion of Modules 1-5. (Certificate of Completion required to receive continuing legal education credit.)  Note: This training has been reaccredited by the CLE Board until March 16, 2022. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.