Early Childhood Court

Big Bend Community Based Care
Monday, January 30, 2017

Big Bend Community Based Care is hosting a continuing education event of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem and staff.

Join them on Monday, January 30, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM for Early Childhood Court.

Chief Judge Jonathan Sjostrom, Judge Jill Walker and Magistrate Acelo Pedroso will welcome four guest speakers to teach and provide information about working with children, ages zero to three (ZTT) and the early childhood court (ECC).

  • Guest Speakers
  • The Honorable Judge Cohen, Iowa
  • Dr. Neil Boris, Training Director, Florida State University
  • Carrie Toy, Florida Early Childhood Courts, Statewide Community Coordinator
  • Leigh Merritt, Office of Court Improvement, Guardian ad Litem

The speakers will provide an overview on child parent psychotherapy, circle of security, early childhood court and working with parents with substance abuse issues. The presentation will ensure that the staff working with young children understand the importance of providing quality services to children and their families involved with the child welfare system.

Participants may receive four (4) hours of continuing education credit. Afterward, report your hours quickly and easily using our eForm.

The training is free, but space is limited to 120 seats. You can register with the event contact below until Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

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First Published December 18, 2016