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2021 Juvenile Law Conference

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Date Published

May 7, 2021


Mecklenburg County Bar


General, Juvenile Law, Mental Health & Wellness


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Michelle Duprey, Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR) Director of Children’s Defense

Part 2: NC Appellate Case Law Update
Matt Wunsche, NC Guardian ad Litem Appellate Counsel

Part 3: Immigration 101 and Hot Topics for Juvenile Law Attorneys
Catherine Magennis, Senior Associate Immigration Attorney at Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm & Doug Thie, Partner with Clawson and Staubes

Part 4: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
Marc Gentile, Senior Associate County Attorney, Mecklenburg County Youth & Family Services

Part 5: Families in Recovery to Stay Together (F.I.R.S.T.) Program Making Families our FIRST Priority
Hon. Aretha Blake, Lead Mecklenburg County Juvenile Court Judge
Erica Oxendine-Hall, Recovery Court Program Coordinator
Timothy Johnson, F.I.R.S.T. Case Coordinator
Ashley Rogers, F.I.R.S.T. Case Coordinator
Nita Stanley, Guardian ad Litem Attorney Advocate, 26th Judicial District
Lisa Krystynak, Peer Support Specialist, Promise Resources Network
Vennis Travis, YFS Supervisor & Liaison
Kathy Jackson, Mecklenburg County YFS Senior Associate County Attorney
Attorney Cherie Long-Hardin, Osho & Long-Hardin PLLC

Part 6: Mental Health and Well-Being during COVID-19
Robynn Moraites, Executive Director of North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program (NC LAP)

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Video Presentation 1
Video Presentation 2
Video Presentation 3
Video Presentation 4
Video Presentation 5
Video Presentation 6
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