Dependency Workshop (2 Credits) LAW 2001

ALSV Workshop examining dependency court practices and procedure governing cases of alleged child abuse and neglect, from filing of the initial shelter petition through termination of parental rights. Through assigned readings, discussions, writing assignments, and simulated dependency hearings, students learn both effective representation of children and case file management. The optional fieldwork portion of this workshop provides students with the opportunity to participate in the representation of children in the Broward County Guardian Ad Litem Program. Not open to students who have taken Guardian Ad Litem (LAW 0808) before Fall 2005.