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Addressing Safety Concerns in Client-Directed Representation

December 16 | 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

This webinar will cover:
(1) How to talk to your client about safety when they are requesting something that you as counsel does not think is safe;
(2) How to use the safety guide to jointly create a safety plan with your client;
(3) How to counsel your client to get to a position that is safe; addressing the role of the attorney as counselor and getting to the “why” behind the client’s request, and
(4) How to present the client’s wishes to the court.

Cecily J. Velez-Toliver, Esq. | Managing Attorney at the Office of the Public Defender, Office of Law Guardia, New Jersey
Kelly Donegan, Esq. | Deputy Public Defender and Chair of Training for the Office of Law Guardian, New Jersey



Please reach out to OCR’s Training Director with any questions | MichelleJensen@coloradochildrep.org



December 16
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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