These courses are designed to provide practitioners with the knowledge, skills and abilities to operate successfully in the juvenile court system. Topics such as court report writing, evidence in the courts, and legal issues facing children and youth in care are offered throughout the year and are a part of our court series, as listed below.

Recommended Course Sequence

  • Court Petition Writing
  • Court Report Writing
  • Concurrent Planning in the Courts: Working with Parents, Children and Advocates to Reach Timely Permanency
  • Evidence in the Courtroom: Increasing my Comfort Level as an Expert Witness
  • Legal Issues facing Children and Youth in Care
  • Navigating the Dependency Court Process

How to Enroll

To enroll, select the title of the course you are interested in, review the course details, then click the "Enroll Now" button. You’ll be redirected to the California Child Welfare Training System (CACWT), where you will be required to log in to your account and follow the prompts to complete your registration. If you do not have a CACWT account, please contact your county training coordinator to request a profile be created for you.

Questions? If you need help enrolling or have any questions, contact us at (530) 757-8725 or