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Mental Health Needs Training

Defending Clients in Mental Health Crisis: Advocacy and Tools to Improve Outcomes – Gonzaga (11.08.19)

Activity ID # 1130647 VIDEO PASSWORD: WDA Forensic Navigators and More: The Trueblood Update. Presented by Cindy Arends Elsberry.  1.0 Law and Legal Credit Moving On: Counseling Your Client for When Their Case is Over. Presented ...

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Defending Clients in Mental Health Crisis: Advocacy and Tools to Improve Outcomes (10.25.19)

Click here for a schedule of the program. Supplementary Materials and PowerPoints: Session 1: Forensic Navigators and More: The Trueblood Update. Cindy Arends Elsberry Forensic Navigators and More: The Trueblood Update – Pow...

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2019 WDA Defender Conference: Game Changing Strategies for Public Defenders

What you Need to Know: Policy and Legislative Update (materials coming soon) Presented by Christie Hedman, Executive Director, Washington Defender Association and Kelly Vomacka, Attorney, Law Office of Kelly Vomacka How Can You Re...

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Ricky’s’ Law and Your ITA Practice (09.27.18)

Activity ID# 1081825 Video Password: WDA Ricky’s Law and Your ITA Practice. Presented by Kristin Shotwell and Richard Mathisen. PowerPoint Presentation

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Hot Topics in Involuntary Treatment Act Representation (10.28.16)

This CLE provides attorneys representing clients facing involuntary commitment with tools for responding to civil commitment law changes as well as the evolving use of technology in jurisdictions instituting video court hearings.

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Defending Immigrant Clients with Mental Illness (10.7.16)

This program provides a snapshot of basic immigration law for defenders, with a focus on the mental health ground of inadmissibility.

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Conquering the Challenges and Avoiding the Pitfalls of Diminished Capacity Investigations (9.6.13)

Conquering the Challenges and Avoiding the Pitfalls of Diminished Capacity Investigations

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