MCLE Hours: 1 hour

New Family Rights to CalWork’s Child Care

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New Family Rights to CalWork’s Child Care Training recorded: Oct 22, 2019
New changes to the CalWORKs Stage One Child Care program provides for immediate and stable child care for all families enrolled in CalWORKs. As of October 1, families can get 12 months of uninterrupted, full-time care. Come learn about how to maximize opportunity and family well-being through newly expanded access to CalWORKs child care.

Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Direct Legal Services (intellectual, developmental, and/or psycho-social disabilities):

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Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Direct Legal Services (intellectual, developmental, and/or psycho-social disabilities): Training recorded: Oct 23, 2019
This session will offer some limited discussion of general language use and disability etiquette relating to the disabilities being covered in this session, as well as biases and stereotypes prevalent in popular culture. The primary focus will be on accommodations, policy modifications, and best practices when working with people with intellectual, developmental, and/or psycho-social disabilities. Physical accessibility will also be covered since people can have multiple disabilities. We will also spend some time addressing intersectionality and things to consider when working with folks with multiple marginalized identities, including disability. This session is focused on delivery of legal services in a direct services context.

Using Technology to Improve Workshops

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Using Technology to Improve Workshops Training recorded: Sep 17, 2019
Technology can improve both the operation and the effectiveness of workshops. We will highlight some of the ways that technology is currently being used to advertise, schedule, conduct and track workshops in Self Help Centers as well as some of the ways technology can be used to make workshops for interesting and interactive for the audience.

Tribal Reentry Advocacy: Best Practices for Reentry Legal Advocacy in Rural Tribal Communities

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Tribal Reentry Advocacy: Best Practices for Reentry Legal Advocacy in Rural Tribal Communities Training recorded: Aug 28, 2019
In response to high rates of incarceration and criminalization among Native people, Root & Rebound, a reentry legal advocacy center, has partnered with various tribal communities, including Yurok Tribal Court, to establish free mobile legal clinics in tribal community settings. This program will give an instructional framework for providing effective, holistic reentry legal services to people in tribal communities. Topics addressed will include: best practices for establishing new mobile legal clinics, strategies for providing legal services in a rural location, and recommendations for building trust and collaborative partnerships between tribes and legal organizations.

Advising People with Criminal Records on Overcoming Barriers To Occupational Licensing

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Advising People with Criminal Records on Overcoming Barriers To Occupational Licensing Training recorded: Jun 18, 2019
This webinar is for attorneys who are working with people who have pending criminal charges who are prospectively seeking occupational licenses and/or are criminal system impacted who are applying for occupational licenses. In CA, an estimated 7,955,500 people, or approximately 1 in 3 adults have arrest or convictions records. Access to stable employment is a significant factor to reducing recidivism. However, nearly 30 percent of CA jobs require licensure, certification, or clearance by an oversight board or agency for approximately 1,773 different occupations. People with criminal records face barriers to licensure, certification, or clearance. This webinar aims to address concerns around occupational licensing from representing people in criminal court pre-plea, using criminal record remedies, to representation at the hearing for an occupational license.