Week in Review June 29-July 2

Happy Holiday Weekend Readers! A short week for OJD but full of work and planning. No tip, but we have a few events coming up for you and that’ll close out this blog.

Webinars & CLE Opportunities

  • July 9, 2020 6:00-8:00 OJD along with Dorothy Hairston-Mitchell of the NCCU School of Law and The Virtual Justice Project, are hosting: The State of Our Mental Health Part I: Presented by Cindy Cottle, Ph.D., April Harris-Britt, Ph.D. and Brett Bowers, LCMHCS, LCAS, NCC, MAC. This is a NON-CLE activity but we hope that you join us for an important conversation led by amazing professionals. A link for registration and the web platform will be updated shortly. Please check your emails or back here.
  • July 24, 2020 at 3:00-4:00 PM. Interviewing and Counseling Youth: Presented by Dorothy Hairston-Mitchell, Clinical Assistant Professor & Supervising Attorney, Juvenile Law Clinic at NCCU.

This session will cover the best way to build rapport and trust with youth, especially during the current crisis. It will include important information you should obtain from your clients as well information you should explain to them. The speaker will discuss parent interaction and how to manage their expectations. This event is DEFENDER ONLY. You can register here and will be sent link information afterwards.

OJD is covering CLE costs for the first 30 registrants and CLE is pending.

  • Save the Date! August 7, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM. Jen Story, Tessa Hale, Mary Stansell are presenting a new CLE: Making the Connection- Education Advocacy and Juvenile Defense. More details and registration coming soon.

That’s all for us this week! Be safe and have fun!

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