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2018 Child Representative Training

10/4/2018 to 10/5/2018
When: Thursday October 4 and Friday October 5
9:00 am -3:30 pm
Where: College of Lake County (A Wing - Lower Level, Auditorium)
19351 W. Washington Street
Grayslake, IL  60030
United States
Presenter: Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court and the LCBA Family Law Committee
Contact: Dale Perrin

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2018 Child Representative Training

10.0 CLE Hours

Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5

Online registration is closed please register at the door

*Non Registered Attendee Tuition At The Door $290


Check-In 8:30-9:00 a.m.

Seminar 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (lunch included)

College of Lake County, Grayslake Campus

A Wing - Lower Level, Auditorium


**Materials will be distributed electronically, if you would like a hard copy of the materials please choose that option when registering

 *Cancellations/refunds accepted through September 27, 2018, substitutions accepted anytime


Rule 906 (c) Qualification

Topics and Speakers


Case Law Update; Michael Strauss and Karen Paige


Distinction between GAL/Child Rep/Attorney for Child; Jessica Weiner


Dealing with parents who have mental health issues: Judge Vorderstrasse, Stephen Rice, Dr. Sharyn Johnson


Identifying child abuse/How to Respond to suspected child abuse; Amanda Latimer


Social Media and its impact on children; Neil Takiff


Ethical Considerations for GALs/Child Reps; Patricia Cornell and Sally Lichter


Childhood Development and appropriate parenting time for different developmental levels; Dr. Robert Stiegel


Diversity; keeping cultural and religious differences in mind during an investigation; Neta Nodelman


Interviewing Children; Marjorie Sher, Janet Mazurek and Marc Fisher


Dos and Don’ts of writing GAL reports; Deborah Goldberg, Tom Gurewitz


When to appoint GALs/Child Reps; Examples of good GAL reports; Timing of GAL reports; Payment of GAL/Child Rep fees;
Level of investigation warranted in different types of cases; Discerning parents’ motives for additional parenting time
Family Law Judges Panel


Legislative update on changes to child related statutes; Rory Weiler



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