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.

Stakeholder Meetings

Stakeholder meetings are being conducted around the state – facilitated by Circuit Court Judges with Court Improvement Program staff. These forums provide information and updates on systemic happenings for children in the court system (abuse & neglect, status and delinquency). Click here for a power point presentation.

2020 CIP Presents – Cross-Training Conference

The 2020 Court Improvement Program Cross-Training is 100% funded through grant award #2001-WVSCIT from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.

The Division of Children & Juvenile Services, after conferring with the WV Supreme Court’s Administrative Office, has decided to postpone the CIP Cross Trainings scheduled March 31 in Bridgeport; April 2 in Huntington and April 6 in Beckley. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 Virus and adhere to recommended precautions as we move forward in rescheduling these trainings.

We apologize for the inconvenience but are respecting the information provided by the medical communities.

Thank You,
Kandi Greter
CIP Community Outreach and Education Manager

There are three available Cross-trainings. Click on the link associated with each calendar link to register.
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 3/31
    Cross-TrainingBridgeport Conference Center Bridgeport
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m 4/2
    Cross-TrainingMountain Health Center Huntington

Guardian Ad Litem Program/Training

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

2019 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 continuing legal education requirements.