NAMI Ventura County's Court Education Program is designed specifically for all representatives of the legal system who may interact with individuals suffering from mental illness. The purpose of the program is to help court personnel and others better understand and support individuals with serious mental illnesses and their families.
The Court Education Program consists of 2 four-hour class sessions, and is taught by a four-person team who know what it is like to live with severe and persistent brain disorders. The specially trained team includes:
two family members
and one attorney
NAMI Ventura County's Court Education class is an innovative new program developed to teach about mental illness and related legal topics from the family perspective in a short course format.
Who should attend: Judges, Lawyers, Defense Attorneys, Prosecutors, Public Defenders, County Counsel, Client Advocates, Paralegals, Investigators, Law students, all Court Personnel.
Approved by the State Bar of California for 8 MCLEs.
Fridays November 6 & 13, 12:00 to 4:00 pm
Ventura County College of Law
4475 Market Street
Click here for a Court Education Program flyer
There is a $50.00 fee for the class, waivers are available.
If you are interested in attending the Court Education Program on Mental Illness