This course provides participants with the necessary skills to write various types of court petitions.

After attending this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic functions of petition
  • Clearly integrate good child welfare practice and expertise into reports to be filed with the court
  • Understand the effect of legal pleadings, including WIC 300 (a)-(j), 342, 387 and 388
  • Identify key elements of proper documentation

Through writing exercises with real-time writing and feedback, participants will increase competency in critically assessing and crafting allegations and writing court petitions.

Note: Participants who have previous experience writing petitions will be invited to submit a petition that they have written in advance of the training in order to workshop the petition in class.

Course Code
Title Start Date End Date Enrollment
Court Petition Writing (Virtual Training) Oct 27 Oct 27 Enroll Now