2019 Annual Conference Agenda

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Boston-Milford
11 Beaver St.,
Milford, MA 01757

For hotel reservations please contact the hotel directly at 508-478-7010. Use the code JUV and receive a reduced room rate of $129.00

Thursday approved for 2 CAFL credits

Friday approved for 6 CAFL credits/3.5 Delinquency credits.

Conference Agenda for Thursday, March 28, 2019

2:30-3:20 p.m.
Check-In

3:20-4:30 p.m.
Residential Treatment for Pregnant Women and Families– Beverly Parham- Institute of Health and Recovery, Director of Family Access and Housing

4:30-5:30 p.m
Jehovah’s Witnesses- The Medical and Ethical Challenge– Oliver Grigsby

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Networking Reception

Conference Agenda for Friday, March 29, 2019

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Check-In

9:00-10:10 a.m.
Representing Non-Citizens in Juvenile Court– Love Macione, Esq.- Lider, Fogarty & Ribeiro, P.C., and Nina J. Froes, Esq.

10:10-11:20 a.m.
Everything You May Not Know About Parentage- Josh Fishbein- DOR Chief Legal Counsel and Patience Crozier, Esq.- GLAD

11:20-11:30 a.m.
Break

11:30-12:45 p.m.
How to Effectively Use Bonding Evaluations– Christine A. Darsney, Ph.D. 

12:45-2:00 p.m.
Lunch and Awards

2:00-3:10 p.m.
The Disorders that Make Clients Psychotic and Attorneys Crazy: Schizophrenia, Adult and Juvenile Bipolar, and Schizoaffective Disorder- Virginia Merritt, M.D.- Juvenile Forensic Psychiatrist

3:10-3:20 p.m.
Break

3:20-4:30 p.m.
Case Law Review- presenters TBD