Phoenix, AZ

Search by a particular word or phrase.
Search by a particular blog tag.

Selected Issues in Immigration Program Management

 

Sponsored by:

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

LawLogix by Hyland

 

March 15 and 16, 2017

Day One 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Day Two (Optional LawLogix Event) 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Location:

LawLogix by Hyland Headquarters

3111 N Central Ave

Conference Center Ste. A115

Phoenix, AZ 85012

 

Cost for Day One:

$120 per person for affiliate agencies; $350 cap

$130 per person for other non-profit agency staff; $390 cap

$200 per person for private attorneys and staff

*Please be sure to register under the correct category and for the correct training. All registration changes or cancellations are subject to an administrative charge of $70.00.

Cost for Day Two: FREE for LawLogix/EDGE users!

 

Register Here

 

This two-day training is an interactive opportunity for immigration legal services programs to develop and improve their case management policies and procedures and forms, as well as learn about staffing models to increase capacity. Participants will have an opportunity to share with experienced practitioners in the field who utilize an electronic database to facilitate their case management systems and will learn about the new Recognition and Accreditation program rule.

On day one the training will focus on these advanced areas:

Case management policies, procedures, and forms. Participants will be asked to bring their case management forms to the training for a thorough review of forms in use and assess them against best practices. Attention will be given to developing policies and procedures that can accommodate a higher client demand. Expert practitioners will share how they generate and analyze more data using their electronic case management system.

Staffing. Participants will learn best practices for hiring, training, and staffing their immigration program and how to leverage volunteers and staff for efficiency.

Recognition and Accreditation. Participants will learn about the Recognition and Accreditation process.

The training will be presented by Shaila Rahman Esq., Field Support Coordinator at CLINIC.

On day two the training will include:

LawLogix/EDGE software demonstration. participants will have the option to participate in a presentation by Vanna Slaughter, Director of Immigration and Legal Services at Catholic Charities of Dallas, Inc., and Kathleen Judd, Director of Customer Relations at LawLogix by Hyland on how to utilize EDGE software during intake, consultation and other case management activities that include case notes, reporting, billing, and much more.

**Be sure to bring your laptops/tablets and case management forms for the interactive exercises!

Registration: The training is for community-based organization with IRS 501(c)(3) status, and attorneys and legal staff of private law offices.  If you are not a CLINIC affiliate and are registering as staff of a community-based organization, you must email a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3)letter designating your agency as a nonprofit entity to CLINIC to the attention of Jon Braswell at jcbraswell@cliniclegal.org. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter.  If you fail to submit your 501(c) (3) letter you can be un-enrolled. If you are an attorney, please include your state bar number.  Payment is by credit card only.

This training is expected to fill up quickly.  Early registration is recommended. The registration deadline is March 1, 2017 or sooner if registration is full. For registration information contact Nathaly Perez at 301-565-4828 or nperez@cliniclegal.org.

Training Category: 
Training Location: 
Permissions: 

Immigration Program Management Training with Optional LawLogix Professional Level Certification Workshop

Immigration Program Management Training with Optional LawLogix Professional Level Certification Workshop

Sponsored by
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

Hosted by
LawLogix

November 13-14, 2012
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Day One
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Day Two

Optional Third Day of Training*
November 15, 2012
Professional Level Certification Workshop

  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Day Three
*Open to all current LawLogix users who have participated in the basic New User Web training.

Location:
LawLogix Training Center
3111 N. Central Ave
 Phoenix, AZ 85012

$235 per person from affiliate agencies; $705 cap
($50 materials fee per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office site)

$260 per person for other non-profit agency staff; $780 cap
($50 materials fee per person for more than 3 attendees from the same office site)

$390 per person for private attorneys and staff

Please be sure to register under the correct category and for the correct training. All registration changes or cancellations are subject to an administrative charge of $70.00.

Continental breakfast provided.


The first two days of this training provide a complete overview of how to start and sustain a nonprofit immigration legal services program. The training features a manual and curriculum that offers detailed information and suggestions for applying for Board of Immigration Appeals agency recognition and staff accreditation, implementing effective case management systems, fundraising and scores of other pertinent topics related to managing an immigration program.  

Participants will learn how to determine which applications to accept and how to adjust fees to obtain the best support for their program.  There will also be a discussion of case intake and management strategies with a focus on Group Application Workshops for DACA applicants, using an army of volunteers, avoiding unauthorized practice of law, and strategies for working with the funders and delivering on grant objectives.

The training is highly interactive. Participants will leave with a plan to create or improve immigration legal services. Past participants have used information from this training to build or expand their legal immigration capacity.


Optional Third Day of Training*
*Open to all current LawLogix users who have participated in the basic New User Web training.

Become a PowerUser of LawLogix after this one day training at the LawLogix headquarters in Phoenix. Participants will gain experience and expertise on how best to use the software’s features to maximize efficient and high-quality legal service provision. Hands-on practice will be provided to assist with case management, reporting features, the EDGE calendar, and more.


General Training Information

The training is suitable for program staff from a wide range of organizations, including established immigration programs, ethnic and immigrant organizations, domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions and service providers, unions, social services and medical providers, and educational programs (ESL and Citizenship).

The training will be presented by Jack Holmgren and Michelle Sardone, both of whom work at CLINIC’S Center for Citizenship and Immigrant Communities as Field Service Coordinators.  The optional third day of training will be provided by LawLogix staff.

The training is for the staff of Catholic agencies and other community-based organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status, and attorneys and legal worker staff of private law offices. If you are registering as staff of a community-based organization, fax a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) letter designating your agency as a nonprofit entity to CLINIC at (415) 394-8986 to the attention of Jack Holmgren. Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of this letter and your payment through the website by credit card only. No checks or cash accepted for payment.

Space is limited to 30 participants. The registration deadline is November 5, 2012 or sooner if registration is full. For registration information call Michelle Sardone at (202) 756-5503. 

Click here for loging options.

REGISTER HERE

Training Category: 
Training Location: