(Harlan) 4 Our Kids

(Harlan) 4 Our Kids

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Date(s) - Friday, October 4, 2019
7:30 am - 4:45 pm

Harlan Movie Theater


 Please join us for a unique training experience! This will include:

  • Honorable Brent Appel, Justice, Iowa Supreme Court
  • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and Domestic Violence (Linn v. State)
    • Honorable Richard Doyle, Judge, Iowa Court of Appeals
  • Making an Appellate Record
    • Jen Elgersma, Autumn’s Mom, and Honorable Coleman McAllister, Judge/Former Prosecutor
  • Staying Focused on Victims and Their Families in Cases of Child Abuse (State v. Sapp)
    • Andrew Jensen, Attorney
  • Recent Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Cindy Lefeber, AEA Early Childhood Specialist; Ruth Rust, AEA Early Access Service Coordinator; and Sadie Schwartz, AEA Speech Language Pathologist
  • Birth to 3 Years Old: AEA’s Best Kept Secret
    • Kari Pitt, Nebraska CFS Service Delivery Administrator, Initial Assessment
  • Double Vision: Through the Eyes of a Foster Child Turned Child Welfare Manager
    • Carl Sonksen, Page County Attorney,  and Justin Wyatt, Attorney
  • Nuts & Bolts of a TPR (Termination of Parental Rights)
    • Tara Van Brederode, Attorney, Office of Professional Regulation

This has been approved for 6.5 hours of foster parent training credit.


Please print and fill out this certificate and bring it to the training. Have your caseworker and training facilitator sign the form to ensure you receive the CEUs available. Always notify your caseworker or recruiter of your intention to attend any of the training or support group events on this calendar. Acceptable proof would also include the signature of the trainer on either training materials or notes that includes the title and date of the training. Please email your name, contact information, and questions to Susan.Christensen@iowacourts.gov.

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