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District Court Court Staff Self Study Courses

  • Different Work - A First Course in Effective Supervision

    Free Course offered by the National Center for State Courts

    Training Description: This self-paced course is designed for new supervisors who want to learn how to become effective managers. Faculty take you step-by-step through a process leading to a foundation of principles that guide you to become effective in your new management role doing "categorically different work.”

  • 2016 Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit

    (Recorded conference sessions and materials)

    Welcome to the Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit 2016 online conference resources. These select resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order.

  • 2015 Nevada/New Mexico Language Access Basic Training

    Self-paced online/application based training
    (No cost for Modules 1 and 2; $75 for Module 3)

    Course Description:The Language Access Basic Training (LABT) is an interactive training that is downloaded by users and provides an introduction to language access for all court employees. The purpose of the training is to ensure that all court employees have a basic understanding of their ethical and legal obligations, as well as current best practices in serving limited English proficient and non-English speaking individuals. The Nevada Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts has partnered with the New Mexico Language Access Center to offer this online course. The AOC has purchased a limited number of licenses for use by the Courts for Modules 1 and 2. The New Mexico Language Access Basic Training is a collaborative project funded by the State Justice Institute and supported by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Language Access Advisory Committee of the Council of State Court Administrators (COSCA).

  • 2014 Professional Writing Skills Part II

    Free online self-paced training 

    Welcome to Professional Writing Skills Part II. This course is an online self-paced training. It requires access to the Distance Education Program’s (DEP) secure password protected website for use by current Nevada judicial officers and court personnel (e.g. active judges, quasi-judicial officers, court employees and retired judges).

    Course Description:A recent study by the College Board revealed that almost a third of employees fall short of employers' expectations in terms of written communication skills. “Professional Writing Skills Part II” is an online, self-paced course designed to address these concerns not only by reviewing the rules behind some of the most commonly made writing mistakes but also by providing ongoing lessons tailored to the specific writing needs and concerns of class participants. The course contains a series of "lessons", covering a variety of professional writing topics; additional lesson topics will be added as the course progresses. Course participants are free to choose which specific lessons they'd like to complete and can earn a Certificate of Completion for each lesson they successfully finish. This course is a continuation of the "Professional Writing Skills Review" webinar presented by Judicial Education in March of 2014.

  • 2013 Introduction to Customer Service

    Online self-paced training

    Welcome to Introduction to Customer Service. This course is an online self-paced training. It requires access to the Distance Education Program's (DEP) secure password protected website for use by current Nevada judicial officers and court personnel (e.g. active judges, quasi-judicial officers, court employees and retired judges).

  • 2012 Nevada Specialty Court Conference

    November 14 - 16, 2012

    Welcome to the Specialty Court 2012 Conference online conference material resources. These select resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order. Only those education sessions with conference materials are included.

  • 2011 Nevada Court Staff Conference

    November 2-4, 2011

    Welcome to the 2011 Nevada Court Staff Conference online conference material and video resources. These resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order. Only those education sessions with conference materials are included.

  • 2007 Legal Advice v. Legal Information

    Training Description:

    Every day a law librarian or an employee in every court in every state is bombarded with questions about courts, procedures, judges and cases. Most court employees and law librarians have been told they cannot give legal advice when answering questions. Many courts and law libraries have posted signs informing the public that court employees and law librarians are not allowed to give legal advice. And probably every law librarian and employee in every court in every state has, at one time or another, repeated the phrase, "I'm sorry. I'm not allowed to give legal advice."