In the Best Interests of the Child: 2019 Annual Guardian ad Litem Training and Update Out of Stock
Throughout South Carolina, dedicated Guardians ad Litem declare, “I am for the child!” Begin your journey to certification or update your knowledge base with the SC Bar CLE Division's 2019 GAL Training and Update. Course planner Julianne M. Stokes, Esq. joins faculty from across the state to provide guidance on issues facing Guardians today. This year's edition includes a panel discussion with distinguished family court judges; advice from mental health professionals Davis Henderson, Ph.D., and Heather Smith, LPW; updated information on parental alienation issues from Leslie Armstrong, Esq., LPC/I, and Helen Wheeler, LPC; a child-related caselaw update from Brooke Evans, Esq.; insight on how domestic abuse impacts children from Leslie Fisk, Esq.; and in-depth discussions from experienced Guardians John Means A'Hern, Esq., Almand Barron, Esq., and Michele Dahl Sturkie, Esq.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Julianne M. Stokes
Stokes & Haselden, LLC
Domestic Violence and its Impact on Children
Leslie Fisk, Esq. - South Carolina Legal Services
Guardian Actions and Reactions
Michele Dahl Sturkie - Sturkie Law, LLC
Dollars and Sense: A Practical Look at Financial Aspects of Guardian ad Litem Work from Two Practicing Guardians ad Litem
Almand J. Barron, Esq. - Law Offices of Shea & Barron
John Means A'Hern, Esq. - The A'hern Law Firm, LLC
Parental Alienation: Don't Be Fooled
Leslie Armstrong, Esq., LPC/I - Sahn Law Firm, LLC
Helen Elliot Wheeler, LPC - The Center for Families, LLC
Handling Abuse Allegations
Heather M. Smith, LPC - Metropolitan Children's Advocacy Center
Brooke Evans - Dusenbury, Snow & Evans, PA
Judges Panel: “Answers from the Bench”
Hon. Angela W. Abstance
Hon. Tarita A. Dunbar
Hon. Robert Newton
Hon. Jerry D. Vinson
Decoding Psychological Evaluations in Custody Cases
Davis Henderson, Ph.D.
This program qualifies for 6.58 MCLE credit hours including 6.58 GAL hours.
This seminar is an Intermediate to Advanced level program.
Note: When submitting your compliance reports to the SC Commission on CLE and Specialization, please use this course code for 2019: 192899ADO
Please Note: You cannot roll over the .58 hours to the following compliance period, due to SC Commission Rules and Regulations.