News, Events, and Announcements

Announcements

The Children’s Law Institute is seeking proposals for all possible workshops for the 2014 conference, which will be held January 15-17, 2014, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Click for more information.

News

Legal Updates related to Child Abuse and Neglect
Click here for a brief document describing recent appellate opinions related to children, as well as changes to the Adoption Act and the Children’s Court rules for abuse and neglect cases.

Click here for another brief document summarizing delinquency cases issued by our Supreme Court and Court of Appeals since we published the New Mexico Juvenile Justice Handbook in 2011. 

These and other developments will be included in our update of the Juvenile Justice Handbook later this year.

Upcoming Events

(View all events on our Calendar)

2014 Annual Regional Cross Training

ENHANCING WELL-BEING:
MENTAL HEALTH & OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FOR FAMILIES INVOLVED IN CHILD WELFARE

  • April 4, 2014 - Roswell
  • April 11 - Taos
  • April 25 - Farmington
  • May 2 - Albuquerque
  • May 16 - Las Cruces

Registration Form.

Essential Information for Practicing and Presiding in Child Welfare Cases:
A core curriculum for judges and lawyers
Albuquerque, NM
July 31 - August 1, 2014

This 2-day training is presented to judges and attorneys new to this area of the law, this "core curriculum" provides a comprehensive overview of the child welfare system, from investigation to appeal, emphasizing the constitutional and statutory requirements that apply to in-court proceedings and out-of-court events.