Legal Resources

Individual Advocacy

Educational Advocacy:  Advocating for kids’ rights in school is key to ensuring that they have access to the resources, supports, and services necessary for them to succeed. Special Education Law and Advocacy Conversations in Special Advocacy Law

Dependency Practice Resources

Hear from Florida’ foster youth (a Florida Youth Shine project through Florida’s Children First). Dependency Benchbook  Florida Guidelines of Practice Dependency Check out Florida’s Children First and their resources page.

Delinquency/Juvenile Justice

The Role of the Juvenile Defense Attorney “The juvenile defender is the only person in the court process that is singularly devoted to understanding, articulating, and defending the express legal interests of the child. When deprived of access to the effective assistance of a juvenile defender, these rights and protections are rendered meaningless. And without …

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

CLE credit valid through 11/25/2018. PowerPoint CLE Info Jill Hill graduated from the University of North Florida and is the Project AWARE Program Coordinator (Mental Health America/ Jacksonville System of Care).  Ms. Hill provides trainings in Youth Mental Health First Aid and advocates for the needs of families involved in the system of care (Education, …

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Restorative Justice

CLE credit valid through 7/24/2019. (Please note that there’s a ten minute gap in the recording…this corresponds to the 10 minute video that was shown and is available below.) PowerPoint (PDF) Video Link Restorative Justice CLE Lauren Abramson, Ph.D. is the Founder and former Executive Director of the Community Conferencing Center and is a bio-psychologist …

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