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  • 2020 CIP MEDIATING DEPENDENCY CASES INVOLVING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (J, SJ, CA, CIP)

    Course Effective Date: January 9, 2020

    Course Description: Domestic violence is one of the strongest predictors of child abuse and neglect fatalities in the United States. Forty percent of child abuse victims report domestic violence in the home. We know that 70% of domestic violence go unreported.

  • 2020 CIP TRAUMA & CHILD PROTECTION MEDIATION: UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT ON CHILDREN, PARENTS, CAREGIVERS & STAKEHOLDERS (J, SJ, CA, CIP)

    Course Effective Date: January 9, 2020

    Course Description: According to the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health, trauma can have significant mental health consequences. Yet the agencies and systems to which survivors and their children turn are frequently unprepared to address the range of issues they face in trying to access safety and heal from the traumatic effects of abuse.

  • 2020 CIP BASICS OF REPRESENTING CHILDREN IN ABUSE & NEGLECT CASES (J, SJ, CA, CIP)

    Course Effective Date: January 9, 2020

    Course Description: The U.S. Children’s Bureau says that one of the barriers to successful outcomes for children who come to the attention of the court in child welfare cases is a lack of trained and effective representatives; someone to advocate for timeliness in agency and court handling of the child’s case. National Consensus is that a child deserves a vigorous and active attorney.

  • 2016 Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit (J, CA, M/S, C)

    (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 (J, CA, M/S, C)

    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 (J, CA, M/S, C)

    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.

  • 2014 Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Judges Winter Seminar (J)

    January 28 - 31, 2014

    Welcome to the Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Judges 2014 Winter Seminar online seminar material resources. These select resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order.

  • 2013 Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Judges Summer Seminar (J)

    June 18 - 21, 2013

    Welcome to the Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Judges 2013 Summer Seminar online seminar material resources. These select resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order.

  • 2012 Nevada Specialty Court Conference (J, CS)

    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.

  • 2013 Nevada Limited Jurisdiction Winter Seminar (J)

    January 29 - February 1, 2013

    Welcome to the Limited Jurisdiction 2013 Winter Seminar online seminar material resources. These select resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order.

  • 2012 Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit (J)

    April 30 - May 4, 2012

    Welcome to the Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit 2012 online conference material resources. These select resources are made available as individual self-paced self-study and are listed in alphabetical order.