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Children with Unseen Disabilities in the Legal System

 
Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Venue: Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $40.00
 
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Deadline to Register: October 10, 2018

Breakfast and registration will begin at 8:00 am. The program will begin at 8:30 am. 

Please join us for the Eighth Annual State of the Child Summit.  This year’s Summit will explore how children with “invisible disabilities” such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and mental health disabilities, get evaluated or not and how their disability affects what happens to them in the legal system.  Our speakers will be Dr. Susan Jenkins, Medical Director at Bluestem Center for Child and Family Development, Ruth Richardson, Director of Programs and National Strategic Initiatives for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS), and Joanna Woolman, Executive Director of the Institute for Children, Families and Communities at Mithcell|Hamline School of Law.  We will also discuss the different ethical issues that arise between the medical system and legal system.  A moderated panel discussion will follow the presentations .

Featured Speakers:

Dr. Susan Jenkins, Medical Director at Bluestem Center for Child and Family Development
Ruth Richardson, Director of Programs and National Strategic Initiatives at Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS)
Joanna Woolman, Executive Director of the Institute for Children, Families and Communities at Mitchell Hamline School of Law

CLE Credits:

3.75 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 262548 

Cost:

Section Member:  $20
MSBA Member not in the section:  $30 (or see "Join the Section" offfer below) 
Non MSBA-Member:  $40
Public/Non-Profit Lawyers: $20 (call Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 to register)
Law Student: Free

Join the Section:  MSBA members who are not members of the Children and the Law Section can join the section for $25 and attend the CLE for free!  Call Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 to take advanage of this offer.

Remote Participation: 

Participation by webcast is available. Please indicate remote participation when registering.  Instructions will be sent via email one day piror to the event.

Want more information about the Children and the Law Section
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Tram Nguyen  | 612-278-6316

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event please notify Tram Nguyen at tnguyen@mnbar.org or 612-278-6316. Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this meeting.

 
No sessions have been associated with this event.