This course reviews the best legal practices and CWS/CMS approaches to preparing petitions and detention reports. It guides participants in how to integrate legal strategies with effective use of the CWS/CMS system.

After attending this training, successful participants will understand:

  • Pre-petition investigation
  • How to review child protective services histories
  • Petition generation and writing
  • CWS/CMS and court functions
  • The purpose and nature of the detention report

Participants will strengthen their ability to use CWS/CMS to develop solid and defendable petitions for court.

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