Conferences and Training ~ Archive 2011

Attorney conference calls are held monthly and provide up-to-date information on topics related to legal advocacy. These trainings are conducted by both Program staff and experts from outside the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program. Each hour long presentation has been approved for CLE credit. Below you will find audio files of these conference calls as well as practice aids and materials provided by the lecturer.


Conference Title: CLE RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT, Bethany Barber
Conference Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
CLE Course Number: 37822

audios Audio: CLE Residential Treatment
(2 minute download for Cable/DSL)
Documents & Links:
Residential Placement of Children  (PPT)

Conference Title: DISABILITY RIGHTS, Edie Sheeks, Senior Attorney, Disability Rights Florida
Conference Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011

audios Audio: Disability Rights
(2 minute download for Cable/DSL)
Documents & Links:
Training Agenda (DOC)
Disability Rights (PPT)
Education Team Presentation (PPT)
Follow-Up Questionnaire (DOC)

Conference Title: CHILD HEARSAY, Charles W. Ehrhardt, Ladd Professor of Evidence, Florida State University College of Law
Conference Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
CLE Course Number: 61611Documents & Links:

audios Audio: Child Hearsay
(2 minute download for Cable/DSL)
Documents & Links:
Child Hearsay (DOC)

Conference Title: EFFECTIVE DEPOSITIONS: LAYING THE LANDMINES, Chris Andriacchi, Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
Conference Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
CLE Course Number: 61601

audios Audio: Effective Depositions
(2 minute download for Cable/DSL)

Conference Title: ETHICS IN DEPENDENCY COURT, David Silverstein, Office of the Attorney General, Children’s Legal Services Hillsborough County Florida
Conference Date: Monday, February 28, 2011
CLE Course Number: 50881

audios Audio: Ethics in Dependency Court
(2 minute download for Cable/DSL)
  Documents & Links:
GAL Training Scenario 2011 (DOC)
Excerpts From Rules of Professional Conduct (DOC)
GAL Program Attorney Standards (PDF)
GAL Standards of Operation (PDF)