Requirements

Rules of the Appellate Division, Fourth Deparment

1032.5(a)(I) Training and Education

To be eligible for redesignation to a panel an AFC shall: have completed within the preceding two years at least one training program sponsored by the AFC Program. This biennial continuing education and training requirement may also be fulfilled by viewing AFC Program online training videos totaling at least five and one-half hours, approved for such purpose by the AFC Program, and filing with the AFC Program, a certification attesting to such viewing.

Seminars

Locations and dates are subject to change. Space is limited.
For Prospective AFCs:

No programs currently offered.

For Practicing AFCs:

No programs currently offered.

Webinars

Dates and times are subject to change. Capacity is limited.

Avoid a Data Breach - Practical Review of Ethical and Legal Obligations for Cybersecurity
Wed Jul 10 2024 Attend Online

OPEN until Wed Jul 03  1.5 Credit Hour(s)

Safe and Together - An Introduction with Legal Implications
Wed Jul 17 2024 Attend Online

OPEN until Wed Jul 10  1.5 Credit Hour(s)

Coercively Controlling Abuse: Understanding Children's Experiences
Wed Oct 30 2024 Attend Online

OPEN until Wed Oct 23  1.5 Credit Hour(s)

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Videos on Demand

AFC who did not attend a live CLE Program may satisfy the AFC Program training requirements by viewing at least 5.5 credit hours of videos posted on this page. NYS CLE credit is also available.

New Programs:

Considering the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences ("ACES") on Parents and Children (123 mins.)
Presented by Hon. Richard Rivera Traci Gardner, MD Martin Irwin, MD Melissa Paul-Franklyn, Esq. on Wed Apr 10 2024 in New York, New York

 2 Credit Hour(s)  Child Welfare  Mental Health

Youth Part and JD Practice Seminar - Promoting Fairness and Justice in the Juvenile Justice System (43 mins.)
Presented by Hon. Kevin M. Carter Administrative Judge of the Eighth Judicial District Buffalo, New York on Fri Mar 22 2024 in Buffalo, New York

 0.5 Credit Hour(s)  Ethics  Diversity & Inclusion  JD  JD: Raise the Age  Views from the Bench

Youth Part and JD Practice Seminar - Youth Part Process (87 mins.)
Presented by Danielle N. D’Abate, Esq. Chief, Raise the Age, Erie County District Attorney Buffalo, NY Officer Jessica Tiffany Probation Officer, Erie County Buffalo, NY Michael C. Cimasi, Esq. AFC Panel and Advanced JD Panel Member, Erie County Buffalo, NY on Fri Mar 22 2024 in Buffalo, New York

 1.5 Credit Hour(s)  JD: Raise the Age

Youth Part and JD Practice Seminar - Adolescent Brain Development (76 mins.)
Presented by Peter S. Martin, MD, MPH Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY Mary Anne Connell, Esq. AFC Panel Member, Erie County Buffalo, NY on Fri Mar 22 2024 in Buffalo, New York

 1.5 Credit Hour(s)  JD  JD: Raise the Age  Mental Health
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New York CLE Certificates

The Appellate Division, Fourth Department has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

Certificates are awarded upon completion of the CLE opportunity and delivered electronically. Make sure your email address on file with the AFC Program office is up to date.

Certificates awarded in 2018 and thereafter may be retrieved with the serial number displayed on the certificate. Retrieve a Certificate »


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