Juvenile Law CLE
Nov. 16, 2018 | 11:45-1:25pm
2.0 CLE Hours KS & MO
County Administration Building, Olathe
Speakers: Judges Thomas Foster and Jenifer Ashford, Johnson County District Court; Becky Seidler, Natalie Melvin, Branden Hershey, Meghan Saylor, Mary Ann Pitnick and Teresa Markos, Juvenile Corrections; Kevin Waring, Juvenile Court Services; Don Hymer and Andrew Jennings, District Attorney’s Office; Ted Jester, JDC Director; Kristen Christenson.
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Session 1. 11:45am-12:10pm
Detention hearings – KDAI scores and challenges
Mary Ann Pitnick, Judge Tom Foster and Judge Jenifer Ashford.
House Arrest - Teresa Markos
JIAC pretrial case supervision or Court Services pretrial case supervision
Branden Hershey, Meghan Saylor, and Kevin Waring
Session 2. 12:10pm – 12:35pm
Expedited Case Processing:
Immediate Intervention Programs (IIP) - Expedited IIP application and approval process, availability of discovery, pre and post file IIPs, Drug Testing requirements, IIP fees - Kristen Christenson and Don Hymer
Session 3. 12:35pm-1:05pm
Probation and Expedited Probation Revocation Hearing and Community Supervision Programs, Sanctions and Incentives (Becky Seidler, Natalie Melvin, & Kevin Waring.
Day Reporting Center
Evening Reporting Center
Other programs: Youth Advocacy Program, Functional Family Therapy, Strengthening Families, Moral Reconation Therapy,
Aggression Reduction Therapy, parenting classes
Session 4. 1:05-1:30pm
Sentencing Evaluations and Assessments- KSA 38-2360 Post adjudication Orders and Hearings
Judge Foster, Ted Jester and Andrew Jennings.
(a)(1) Mental health evaluation
(a)(2) Medical diagnosis or condition
(a)(3) Educational Needs assessment
(a)(4) Presentence investigation
When and how to request client evaluations including psychological evaluations, treatment assessments, and expert witnesses
(b) Mandatory Risk Needs Assessment When and how to request client evaluations including psychological evaluations, treatment assessments, and expert witnesses
(c ) Expenses may be waived
(d) Additional Evidence may be presented as to reasonable and appropriate sentencing.
Other issues: Next seminar: Rule 4 Court appointments, billing forms, Petitions to Waive to Adult court, Motion to Modify Sentences, Sanction House.