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Tuesday, January 28 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Judge Martinez Jones Free CLE Series

Topic: Battering Intervention and Prevention Programs (BIPP) – Services for Perpetrators of Domestic Violence Speakers: Kimberly Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor; Teresa Bethany, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist In this presentation, Lifeworks Resolution Counseling will provide an overview of BIPP services including expectations and treatment goals. Attorneys will be provided with research on the effective treatment for domestic violence offenders as well as how children of all ages are impacted by family violence. This will provide attorneys with insight on the best…

| 2 CLE credit hours 

RSVP: michelle.kimbrough@traviscountytx.gov

Thursday, February 6 | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Homelessness in CPS Cases Speakers: Judge Darlene Byrne, 126th District Court of Travis County; Erin Whelan, Senior Division Director for Housing at Lifeworks; Jo Kathryn Quinn, President and CEO of Caritas Austin; Julian Huerta, Deputy Executive Director of Foundation Communities General Intro to the Topic of Homelessness and relevant legal concerns, including Constitutional issues. Analysis of Homeless Youth in CPS cases and available services that may be court-ordered or referred during the cases. Analysis of Homeless Parents and Families…

 

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Friday, February 21 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Judge Martinez Jones Child Welfare Law CLE Series

Topic: Cultural Competency, Race Equity & Implicit Bias in CPS Cases Speakers: Tanya Rollins, MSW, CPS Disproportionality Manager/Texas Department of Family Protective Services/Co-Founder at Child Welfare Race Equity Collaborative (CWREC); Hon. Aurora Martinez Jones, Associate Judge, Travis County Civil District Courts/Co-Founder at Child Welfare Race Equity Collaborative (CWREC) The Child Welfare Race Equity Collaborative (CWREC) was established to address disproportionality in the child welfare system in Travis County. The CWREC’s mission is to focus on racial inequities within the child…

| 1.5 CLE credit hours 

Buy Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/judge-martinez-jones-child-welfare-law-cle-series-february-tickets-90835067131

Friday, February 28 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only 4th Friday CLE

Topic: Representing Asylum Seekers Pro Bono Under the Remain in Mexico Program Speakers: Lindsay Gray, VECINA; Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, Lincoln-Goldfinch Law, PLLC; Daniel J. Bleiberg, Jones Day Under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain-in-Mexico,” thousands of asylum seekers find themselves waiting in Mexico throughout their U.S. immigration court process.  Current statistics show that less than 2% of these asylum seekers are represented, and those that do not have counsel are five times more likely to have their asylum…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

Buy Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/members-only-4th-friday-cle-february-2020-tickets-90164878579

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