Dependency 101 (online live via Zoom) 2 CEUs by AOC, OJD, CA CIMCE. $40/Members

  • 09/02/2023
  • 09:00 - 11:00
  • Online via ZOOM
  • 15



The NOTIS Legal Division invites you to the following webshop:

Dependency 101

Presented bKelly Vomacka 

What is it about?
Join us for "Dependency 101," a comprehensive workshop presented by attorney Kelly Vomacka. Designed for court interpreters at all levels, this two-hour webinar is an introduction to dependencies. Explore the initiation of cases and grasp the roles of various participants. Gain insights into the diverse array of hearings and potential case resolutions. Discover the nuances of private dependencies and the intricacies of Vulnerable Youth Guardianships. Through expert guidance, familiarize yourself with specialized terminology and essential acronyms used in this context. Elevate your interpreting skills and deepen your understanding of this vital legal process. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your expertise. Register now to secure your virtual seat!

This webinar will introduce dependencies to court interpreters. You will learn:  

  • How the cases start
  • Who the participants are
  • Types of hearings
  • Possible outcomes of dependencies
  • Private dependencies and Vulnerable Youth Guardianships
  • Specialized lingo and acronyms

When? Saturday, September 2nd, 2023, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PST 
Check-in at 8:50 a.m. PLEASE CHECK IN AT 8:50 a.m. to sign in. 

Three days in advance, and again the day before the event, you will receive reminder emails with log-on instructions. Email or Text/Call 425-247-0684 (voice message only) if you don't receive a reminder. Skype Name: live:notisnet

Cost?  $40/Members, $70/Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS)
Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.

   Credits  Approval Status 
 WA AOC (Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts)  2 performance  Approved
 OJD (Oregon Judicial Department)  2 general   Approved
 CA CIMCE (California Court Interpreter Minimum Continuing Education Credit)  2 general    Pending
Note: This workshop is not approved by DSHS.

Certificates of Attendance
 will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop. Please allow yourself enough time to log on and sign in before the webshop begins. While latecomers are welcome to stay for the educational value of the webshop, we will not provide CE credit if you arrive late, for any reason. Attendees will receive certificate within the five business days. NOTIS does not warranty the replacement of lost certificates.

IMPORTANT: Before you register, make sure that your online setup meets the equipment and connectivity requirements.


No refunds can be given after August 28th. A $10 processing fee will apply for refunds requested before the date. Contact the NOTIS for cancellation. Transfer of credits to another workshop is not allowed. No refunds will be given for reasons unrelated to this content, such as unstable internet connection, issues with third-party applications, not receiving reminders, or problems with system requirements. 

Be sure to read System Requirements for Zoom.

Who is teaching? 

Kelly Vomacka is a Seattle attorney who works in dependency courts throughout Washington. She was a public defender for more than 10 years in adult and juvenile courts, and in trial and appellate courts. Her practice includes seeking private dependencies and guardianships for immigrant youth, as well as post-conviction relief, primarily for immigrants. She is a member of the Unaccompanied Children’s Task Force in Washington, the Interpreter and Language Access Commission, and professional groups for both immigration and criminal-defense lawyers.

Questions about event contents? Email the LEGAL DIVISION

Question about registration? Email NOTIS

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