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

Please note: You must have permission from your supervisor prior to enrolling.

To enroll, select the title of the course you are interested in, review the course details, then click the "Enroll Now" button and follow the prompts. You’ll be asked to create an account using your contact information—it's easy and will make it faster to enroll in future courses. You'll also be able to log in and manage your enrollments.

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

Scheduled Sections Open for Enrollment