Court Improvement Project News and Events

Court Improvement Project News and Events

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
March 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Sarah Coniglio, LCSW Supervisor Right Turn Sarah Coniglio’s webinars are presented in partnership with Right Turn. Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and...Read more
March 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seward Civic Center, 616 Bradford St., Seward, NE 67434 Click here to register for the April 17 Lunch and Learn in Plattsmouth instead. The objective of this learning session is to inform attorneys on the benefits of mediation. Space is limited. Learn how to leverage this informal (outside court...Read more
March 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
SECTION II Legal Framework (1.5 hours) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is designed to assist...Read more
April 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Douglas County, Civic Center Room 702 Learn more about the Impact from Infancy program and the work with children birth to five involved in the juvenile court and child welfare system. Presenters: Carrie Strovers, Katie Hansen and Susan Walsh- Project Harmony staff Anyone working with children and...Read more
April 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Sarah Coniglio, LCSW Supervisor Right Turn Sarah Coniglio’s webinars are presented in partnership with Right Turn. Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and...Read more
April 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Plattsmouth Public Library, 401 Ave. A, Plattsmouth, NE 68048 Click here to register for the March 26 Lunch and Learn in Seward instead. The objective of this learning session is to inform attorneys on the benefits of mediation. Space is limited. Learn how to leverage this informal (outside court...Read more
April 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION III The Child Welfare Legal Process, Ch. 14-20 (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training...Read more
April 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Tana Fye, J.D. Attorney Fye Law Office Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and register for this free webinar at nebraskababies.com/eventsRead more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 1:00am to 2:00pm
SECTION III Continued The Child Welfare Legal Process, Ch. 21-28 (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, May 3, 2019 - 12:30pm
Kearney, Nebraska | Younes Conference Center The 2019 NJJA conference provides an opportunity for anyone working with at-risk youth to learn from, and network with, professionals across prevention, education, juvenile justice, and treatment systems. Check out the great lineup of keynote speakers,...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, May 3, 2019 - 1:00pm
The 2019 NJJA conference provides an opportunity for anyone working with at-risk youth to learn from, and network with, professionals across prevention, education, juvenile justice, and treatment systems. Get more information and check out the great lineup of keynote speakers on the NJJA Website !...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION IV The Role and Duties of Legal Counsel (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is...Read more
May 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Presented by Amoreena Brady, Juvenile Justice Reform Specialist, Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation The primary objectives for youth under juvenile probation supervision are to: 1) satisfactorily complete the requirements of their probation order; 2) refrain from incurring any...Read more
May 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION V Courtroom Advocacy (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is designed to assist...Read more
June 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Review (1.5 hours) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is designed to assist you in preparing...Read more
June 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Lincoln Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
September 2019
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
North Platte Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
September 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
Save the date and watch this space for speakers, topics and registration information. The summit is 2 days of plenaries and breakout sessions with over 500 attendees including judges, attorneys, and other stakeholders. We are also accepting nominations for 2019 awards to be presented at the...Read more
December 2019
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Omaha Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
Past Events
Past Events
April 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Please join presenters from the Immigrant Legal Center for a presentation and discussion regarding Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Learn about this form of immigration relief that may be available to children involved in the court system that have been abused, abandoned and/or neglected...Read more
April 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Please join CIP, along with Sarah Helvey, Nebraska Appleseed, Judge Lawrence Gendler, Judge, Sarpy County Separate Juvenile Court, Juliet Summers, Voices for Children in Nebraska, Jeanne Brandner, Deputy Administrator of the Juvenile Services Division for the Administrative Office of Probation,...Read more
May 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Please join presenters from the Immigrant Legal Center for a presentation and discussion regarding Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Learn about this form of immigration relief that may be available to children involved in the court system that have been abused, abandoned and/or neglected...Read more
June 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Please join the Nebraska Court Improvement Project, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, the Nebraska Center for Justice Research and CYPM Pilot participants for a webinar reviewing the basic tenants of the Crossover Youth Practice Model, what the research shows about the model, views from...Read more
July 2018
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Tom Dinsdale Automotive, Grand Island, NE Please join the Nebraska Court Improvement Project as we host a lecture from Sarah Helvey of Nebraska Appleseed on an explanation of the Strengthening Families Act and the Families First Prevention Services Act. Click here to watch the video of the Omaha...Read more
August 2018
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Omaha Douglas Civic Center Please join the Nebraska Court Improvement Project as we host a lecture from Sarah Helvey of Nebraska Appleseed on an explanation of the Strengthening Families Act and the Families First Prevention Services Act. Click here to watch the video of the Omaha Lecture on August...Read more
August 2018
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
St. James Episcopal Church, 301 East 5th Street, Fremont, NE Please join the Nebraska Court Improvement Project as we host a lecture from Sarah Helvey of Nebraska Appleseed on an explanation of the Strengthening Families Act and the Families First Prevention Services Act. Click here to watch the...Read more
August 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts – Unified Family Court Subcommittee presents Forum on the Unified Family Court in Douglas County Monday, August 13, 2018 -12:00-4:00pm (CDT) Douglas County CASA — 2412 St Marys Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 Please join CIP, Judge Doug Johnson, and Barbara...Read more
September 2018
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
This webinar has been approved for 1.0 hours of MCLE credit. Click here to watch the recorded webinar on our YouTube Channel. This presentation will examine how Nebraska Juvenile Probation applies the Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) model which promotes recidivism reduction for youth on probation...Read more
September 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Innovation Campus Registration is closed. Click here for the conference agenda. Research suggests that brain development may play more of a role than previously understood causing negative outcomes for youth. Join us at one of the four Nebraska locations this fall for a morning keynote address on...Read more
September 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Ponca Tribe - Transit Conference Room Registration is closed. Click here for the conference agenda. Research suggests that brain development may play more of a role than previously understood causing negative outcomes for youth. Join us at one of the four Nebraska locations this fall for a morning...Read more
October 2018
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Gering Civic Center Registration is closed. Click here for the conference agenda. Research suggests that brain development may play more of a role than previously understood causing negative outcomes for youth. Join us at one of the four Nebraska locations this fall for a morning keynote address on...Read more
October 2018
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Holiday Inn - Lexington Registration is closed. Click here for the conference agenda. Research suggests that brain development may play more of a role than previously understood causing negative outcomes for youth. Join us at one of the four Nebraska locations this fall for a morning keynote...Read more
February 2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Watch the recorded webinar here. Please join CIP, along with other child welfare and juvenile justice experts in Nebraska, for an overview webinar regarding the child welfare and juvenile justice bills that will be introduced this legislative session. Note: This webinar has reached capacity. We...Read more
March 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Grand Island Many children entering the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Identifying trauma and appropriately responding is critical to ensuring the child's well-being. This 3-hour training will teach the impact of trauma on young children, what treatments work, the basics of trauma...Read more
March 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2019 Spring Webinar Series The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption Speaker: Tana Fye, J.D. Attorney Fye Law Office Questions? Contact Madeline DeVeney at 402.472.8881 or mdeveney@unl.edu Learn more and register for this free webinar at nebraskababies.com/eventsRead more
March 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
SECTION I The Context of Child Welfare Law (1 hour) Instructor Brooke Silverthorn, JD, CWLS NACC Director of Legal and Policy Advocacy Brooke.Silverthorn@NACCchildlaw.org National Association of Counsel for Children 1-888-828-NACC | www.NACCchildlaw.org This online Red Book Training Course is...Read more