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Courtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers

  • Michigan Hall of Justice 925 W. Ottawa St. Lansing, MI 48915 United States (map)

Course Description:

This full day training will provide participants with an overview of Michigan’s judiciary, common practices in the courtroom, and testifying skills. Caseworkers will learn what to expect in court including the purpose of child protective court proceedings, the caseworker’s role, and what decisions and findings the court must make at hearings. In addition, the training will explain the importance of being prepared and how preparedness improves courtroom performance, along with the do’s and don’ts of testifying in court, including courtroom demeanor and practical elements of effective testimony.

Course Link:
https://120418courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
CE Value (credits): 5.5
CE Type: Standard

Sponsor:
SCAO - Child Welfare Services

Contact Information:
Kate McPHerson
517-373-5322
mailto:McphersonK@courts.mi.gov