West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Training

Training Materials

Below please find information on future training available for.....

Also available is an archive of past trainings to use as a reference guide. No Continuing Legal Education credit will be available for archival trainings.

Training Sections

For more information on training, contact Kandi Greter

While the conference is sponsored by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the opinions of the trainers are not necessarily those of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia or any of its employees.

Court Improvement Program Trainings

Every year the West Virginia Court Improvement Program offers continuing education on abuse, neglect, and child welfare.

2018 CIP Presents – JANIS Training

Learn how to use the Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Information System (JANIS) to create petitions, orders, and motions that are compliant with Title IV-E and learn the history and rationale for Trial Court Rule 18 and how it impacts practice.

The 2018 JANIS Training is 100% funded through grant award #1701-WVSCIT from the Administration for Children and Families.

CLEs available: 3; 1.2 are ethics/office management

2018 CIP Free Training - Reaching Out

Free one day training -- Prescription Drug Abuse Understanding Addiction as Chronic Brain Disease -- in the morning with an afternoon session on Beyond the Aces: Understanding Trauma Informed cared.  Seating is limited to 100 people at each location. Lunch will be provided.

The event is 100% funded through grant award #1701-WVSCIT from the Administration for Children and Families.

2018 CIP Cross Training Conferences - Together We Can Make A Difference

The 2018 Court Improvement Program Cross Training is 100% funded through grant award #1601-WVSCIT from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.

Together We Can Make a Difference- Conference information. Day 1 provided up to 8.0 continuing legal education credits. Day 2 provided up to 8.0 CLEs, including 1.0 ethics/office management credits. To view the video segments of the training, please click the link at the beginning of this paragraph.

Guardian Ad Litem Program/Training

For questions, contact: Kandi Greter or Stacie Mullins(child abuse/neglect GALs) or Pepper Arrowood (Family Court GALs)

2017 Guardian Ad Litem Training Conference

Please refer to West Virginia Code §49-4-601(g) and Appendix A of the Guidelines for Children's Guardians ad litem in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases for more information regarding continueing legal education requirements.

Future GAL Trainings

Check back for future training event dates.  At this time, trainings for Child Abuse and Neglect GALs and Family Court GAL have not been set.