Advanced Legal Issue Spotting

  • JUL 19 & JUL 20, 2021 - 9 AM TO 4 PM
  • SEP 9 & SEP 10, 2021 - 9 AM TO 4 PM
  • OCT 11 & OCT 12, 2021 - 9 AM TO 4 PM

Research has shown that victims in Colorado often get confusing, inaccurate, and incomplete information regarding their legal issues from their advocates and support systems. Join this training to advance your skills and expertise as a victim advocate. After completing this training, you will be invited to join the Legal Information Network of Colorado (LINC) Navigator team and be given exclusive access to additional training opportunities to continue enhancing your skill set, connection to other Navigators across Colorado, and more!

Detailed Agenda Day 1

9:00 - 9:30 am Welcome & Intro to RMvlc & LINC
9:30 - 10:00 am History of LINC: Needs assessment
10:00 - 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 - 11:15 am Civil & Criminal Legal Systems Overview
11:15 - 11:45 am Navigating Trauma in the Legal System
11:45 - 12:45 am LUNCH
12:45 - 1:45 am Privilege, Confidentiality, Privacy
1:45 - 2:00 pm Case study presentation
2:00 - 2:15 pm BREAK
2:15 - 2:45 pm Title IX
2:45 - 3:45 pm Victims' Rights Act (VRA) 101 review
3:45 - 4:00 pm Review, Recap, and Closing Remarks

Detailed Agenda Day 2

9:00 - 9:05 am Welcome & Day 1 Review
9:05 - 9:50 am Unauthorized Practice of Law
9:50 -10:05 am LINC Website & Help Tool
10:05 - 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 -11:00 am Family Law/Dissolution of Marriage/Allocation of Parental Rights
11:00 - 11:30 am Housing protections & Address Confidentiality Program
11:30 -12:00 pm Child abuse
12:00 -1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 - 1:30 pm Protection Orders
1:30 - 2:00 pm Sexual Assault Reporting Options
2:00 - 2:30 pm Review & Recap
2:30 pm Closing Business Remarks