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Current Issues for Child Advocates 2021

The annual spring training program of the PBA Children’s Rights Committee

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STARTFri., Apr. 09, 2021
9:00 AM
ENDFri., Apr. 09, 2021
1:20 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Subscribers Pay: $0.00


Because it’s your passion (and your job) to advocate for the child’s best interest.

Join the PBA Children’s Rights Committee and PBI for an integrated experience designed to help you become a more effective advocate for children, youth, and families.

An essential training event targeting juvenile delinquency and dependency practitioners!

Designed for everyone whose cases include delinquency or dependency matters, this annual event offers a complete summary of significant case law and legislative developments, exposure to up and coming trends, and effective strategies for best representing your juvenile clients.

For the aspiring advocate: Our agenda is designed to keep you current and competitive.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Case Law and Legislative Update 

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM

10:25 AM - 11:25 AM
Best Practices in Education During the Pandemic

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM

11:35 AM -12:35 PM
Best Practices for Working with  Older Youth During the Pandemic 

12:35 PM -1:20 PM
Best Practices for Client Engagement, Technology and Confidentiality 

Program Sponsor: PA Bar Association Children’s Rights Committee

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Practice Areas


Jennifer L. Grimes Esq.
Kate Cramer Lawrence Esq. Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas
Marisa K. McClellan Esq. Dauphin County Social Services for Children & Youth
Hon. Jennifer Staley McCrady Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas
Maura McInerney Esq. Education Law Center
Thomas C. Welshonce Esq. KidsVoice
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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