Learn about the little-known world of mental health involuntary commitments, including the role of counsel for the patient/respondent in adult and juvenile cases and the GAL’s role in juvenile cases. Whether you are a GAL or an attorney curious about the commitment hearing process or interested in potentially taking on a role as counsel or as GAL, this CLE is right for you. Presented by Commitment Hearing Special Justice Ellen M. Dague and attorney Aaron S. Book, these practitioners have well over 1,000 involuntary commitment hearings between them and will provide unique insight into the process.
There are four handouts for this course. Please request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accreditation of this program is approved through October 31, 2023.