Witness Preparation

Witness Preparation in Child Welfare Cases | taught by Patricia Propheter

Course description

This webinar focuses on witness preparation in child dependency matters.  The goal of the program is to demonstrate ways attorneys can help the witness in dependency cases feel comfortable testifying and understand how their testimony and information fits into the elements of the case.  The program offers detailed information, trial skill strategy and advocacy tips for both the attorney and witness. The topics include:
* Positive Practice in witness preparation
* Witness Preparation for trial and testimony
* Limiting Testimony-dos and don’ts
* Advocacy Tips


For those with the Guardian ad Litem Program, this 1 hour course does apply towards in-service hours.  

Please select training topic "Legal Issues" when inputting into Optima. 

Patricia Propheter
Patricia Propheter
Continuing Education Coordinator

Course Curriculum

Chapter One
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Reviews (3)

Accurate

by Ellie Bernstein
Very informative for a GAL who will be on the witness stand

Witness Preparation

by Elaine Noce
Prepare, prepare, prepare. Prepare outlines, review notes, and speak with the attorney before testifying.

Witness preparation

by sarah schott
Very Straighforward and helpful in reducing the anticipatory anxiety re testifying.

Accurate

by Ellie Bernstein
Very informative for a GAL who will be on the witness stand

Witness Preparation

by Elaine Noce
Prepare, prepare, prepare. Prepare outlines, review notes, and speak with the attorney before testifying.

Witness preparation

by sarah schott
Very Straighforward and helpful in reducing the anticipatory anxiety re testifying.