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Course Effective Date: January 29, 2021

Course Description:

The U.S. Children’s Bureau says that one of the barriers to successful outcomes for This Nevada Juvenile Dependency Mediation Training program has been created to educate child welfare staff so that you can effectively participate during court-ordered dependency mediation. Such mediations may be ordered when there are unresolvable conflicts at any point in the life of the case.

Designed for child welfare, judiciary, legal, and other dependency stakeholders, this training will help you understand:

  • how the various aspects of mediation work to obtain group consensus,
  • how to resolve the complexities of the case holistically across the life of the case to support family decision making prior to child removal,
  • family case issues and concerns,
  • the relinquishment process,
  • and other key decisions.


Margaret Crowley, Esq., Crowley Mediation and Director, Nevada Juvenile Dependency Mediation Program

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for child welfare, judiciary, legal, and other dependency stakeholders.

Continuing Education Credit:

4.0 CLE (includes 1.0 Ethics credit). NOTE: CLE credit for this course is approved through December 31, 2024, and then will be stale dated.


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