West Virginia Judiciary

Supreme Court of Appeals Training

Training Materials

Below please find information on future training available for.....

Also available is an archive of past trainings to use as a reference guide. No Continuing Legal Education credit will be available for archival trainings.

Training Sections

For more information on training, contact Cammie Chapman.

While the conference is sponsored by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the opinions of the trainers are not necessarily those of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia or any of its employees.

Court Improvement Program Trainings

Every year the West Virginia Court Improvement Program offers continuing education on child welfare.

The 2017 Court Improvement Program Cross Training was 100% funded through grant award #1601-WVSCIT from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.

2017 CIP Cross Training Conferences - Moving Forward Together

Learn the procedures of a Chapter 49 child abuse and neglect case. Explore treatment needs in addressing child abuse and neglect, and learn updates in the law.

Moving Forward Together - Conference information. Day 1 provides up to 8.0 continuing legal education credits. Day 2 provides up to 8.0 CLEs, including 1.0 ethics/office management credits.

Conference 1: Lakeview Conference Center - July 10-11
Conference 2: Charleston Civic Center - July 17-18

Future CIP Trainings

Check back for future training event dates. The 2018 Court Improvement Program Cross Training Conference dates, times and locations have not yet been set.

  • TBD 2018
    CIP Cross Training Conference 1 TBD
  • TBD 2018
    CIP Cross Training Conference 2 TBD

Guardian Ad Litem Program/Training

For questions, contact: Cammie Chapman (child abuse/neglect GALs) or Pepper Arrowood (Family Court GALs)

2017 Guardian Ad Litem Training Conference

Please refer to West Virginia Code §49-4-601(g) and Appendix A of the Guidelines for Children's Guardians ad litem in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases for more information regarding continueing legal education requirements.

Future GAL Trainings

Check back for future training event dates.  At this time, trainings for Child Abuse and Neglect GALs and Family Court GAL have not been set.