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Since its inception, NYCLA has been at the forefront of most legal debates in the country. We have provided legal education for more than 40 years.
This program is designed to educate lawyers and judges about how to identify mental illness in the courtroom, what steps to take to ensure orderly proceedings without trampling rights and what resources are available.
Some of the topics to be addressed include:
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Judicial Section
Program Chairs: Andrea Masley, NYS Sup. Ct., NY County and Hon. Matthew Cooper, NYS Sup. Ct., NY County
Moderator: Hon. Matthew Cooper, NYS Sup. Ct., NY County, Matrimonial Part
Faculty: Denise Colon Greenaway, Esq., MSW, Special Counsel for Ct. Based Interdisciplinary Prpgrams, Office For Justice Initiatives, Access to Justice Program; Lauren B. Hyman, Esq., Mental Hygiene Legal Service, App.1st Dept.; Deborah Scalise, Scalise & Hamilton, LLP; Dr. Mark Wallace, M.D., Psychiatrist, Office of Health and Mental Health Services, 1992 – 2016
2 NY CLE Credits; 1 Ethics, 1 Skills
All Programs include 1 Affirmation and 1 Evaluation Form, and Course Materials.
To receive CLE credit for a program in Online Video Format:
Online Videos contain CLE codes that you must type into a supplied online affirmation form. Submit the online affirmation to the NYCLA CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch the video as soon as possible.
We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current.
Course Materials: You can download course materials on the Online Video webpage.