2014 CLI Workshops

Please note: Agenda and Workshops are subject to change. Please check the CLI Program upon check-in at the conference to verify workshop days and times.

Click on the links below for workshop descriptions and access to participant handouts.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Workshop Session I- Wednesday, 3:30-5:00 pm

Do No Harm, a Follow-up Discussion on Race in Child Welfare
Beyond Best Practice: Rescuing Youth from the Revolving Door of the Juvenile Justice System
Getting the Most Out of Mediation in Child Welfare Cases – Top 10 Tips
Legal Services Resources for Child Welfare Clients
NM Infant Teams: A Collaborative Model for Serving Babies in Foster Care
Safety Systems in Child Welfare
Understanding Adolescent Domestic Battery





Thursday, January 16, 2014

Workshop Session II- Thursday, 8:30-10:00 am

Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence for Native Women
Fish Do Not See the Water They Swim In: Understanding the Subtle Impact of an Aggressive Society on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Services
Heal the Healer: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Secondary Trauma
Making Their Voices Heard: Children in Court
Promoting Trauma-Informed Legal Practice: Bench Card for the Trauma Informed Judge
Psychotropic Medications:  Use and Misuse in Children with Complex Trauma
Sexual Abuse Myths, Mysteries & More
The Juvenile Justice Continuum Initiative: Replicating the JDAI Model Statewide

Workshop Session III- Thursday, 10:30-12:00 pm

2013: Developments in the Law of Abuse and Neglect
Developing Court Teams for Infants and Toddlers
Ending the School to Prison Pipeline and Unnecessary Referrals to Juvenile Probation from the Schools
Fostering Civility in the Child Welfare Legal System
Keeping Kids Safe in Schools and in Treatment Settings: Ending the Use of Restraint and Seclusion
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Understanding Expert & Victim Testimony from a Mental Health Perspective
Synthetic Drug Trends: Synthetic Cannabinoids & Bath Salts
Walking the Talk: A Youth Facilitated Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Issues Facing Youth in Child Welfare

Workshop Session IV- Thursday, 1:30-3:00 pm 

Beyond Best Practice: Rescuing Youth from the Revolving Door of the Juvenile Justice System
Culturally Appropriate Services for American Indian Youth
Fish Do Not See the Water They Swim In: Understanding the Subtle Impact of an Aggressive Society on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Services
Heal the Healer: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Secondary Trauma
Making Their Voices Heard: Children in Court
New Mexico’s Youth in Addiction: Healing Through Awareness and Choice
The Neurobiology of Childhood Trauma and its Long Term Impact
Understanding Adolescent Domestic Battery 

Workshop Session V- Thursday, 3:30-5:00 pm

2013: Developments in the Law of Child Abuse and Neglect
Domestic Violence Screening: A Little Knowledge is Dangerous
Effectively Communicating with Younger Children
Ending the School to Prison Pipeline and Unnecessary Referrals to Juvenile Probation from the Schools
Fostering Civility in the Child Welfare Legal System
Homeless Youth and the Juvenile Justice System
ICWA after the Baby Veronica Case
The Teen Brain – Still Under Construction

Friday January 17, 2014

Workshop Session VI- Friday, 8:30-10:00 am 

Rites of Passage for Boys of Color
Child Physical Abuse & Neglect for Non-Medical Child Welfare Workers
Communicating through Conflict: More listening, less taking turns talking…
Developing Court Teams for Infants and Toddlers
Keeping Kids Safe in Schools and in Treatment Settings: Ending the Use of Restraint and Seclusion
New Mexico Standards of Care – Understanding and Treating Adolescents Who Commit Sexual Harm
Promoting Trauma-Informed Legal Practice: Bench Card for the Trauma Informed Judge
Understanding Our Traumatized Children