Intended Audience: OCFS Staff Only
Credit: 6 HRS
Presented by Nora Sosnoff, AAG: The training begins by discussing substantiated, indicated and unsubstantiated findings. The training moves into case flow focusing on law and procedure during each part of a case. Petition writing is explained, getting ready for court and discovery is reviewed. Factual documentation is stressed throughout the training. The various types of hearings are explained from initial court action to TPR and how to prepare for court. The trainees will have the opportunity to practice being a witness and being questioned by legal interns.