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How to Represent a Client Seeking Transfer to a Mental Health Facility pursuant to c.123, 18 (a½)

December 12, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Criminal Defense & Mental Health Training Units, along with Staff from MHLD and the Immigration Impact Unit Present

How to Represent a Client Seeking Transfer to a Mental Health Facility pursuant to c.123, 18 (a ½)

December 12th from 9:30am-Noon
On Zoom

2 ½ CLE Credits:
MHLD Trials & Appeals, Criminal Trials & Appeals, YAD Appeals, Parole/Medical Parole 
2 CLE Credits:

JOIN US in a collaborative and interactive training for guidance and practical tools.

We will review the relevant law, potential risks and benefits to clients, and other information necessary to zealously represent a client seeking relief through a Petition for Transfer.

You will then brainstorm with colleagues in small groups to explore potential scenarios with clients seeking transfer.

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to communicate with and advocate for clients in acute mental health distress
  • Compile information and documentation necessary for an effective Petition
  • Advise about consequences for and zealously represent all informed clients, including noncitizen clients
  • Explain whether and how a successful petition will result in the mental health services sought by your client

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


December 12, 2023
9:30 am - 12:00 pm


CLE Approved for:
YAD Appeals, Adult Criminal Trials, Adult Criminal Post-Conviction, Mental Health Litigation, MHLD Appeals, SORB/SDP, Parole
# of CLE Credits

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