The Magistrate's Role in Involuntary Commitment
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This course is sponsored by NC Judicial College.
This 3 day course is offered each spring through the North Carolina Judicial College. This course is intended for magistrates who conduct hearings related to involuntary commitments. Topics will include identifying information relevant to the commitment decision, developing proficiency in interviewing and other skills for eliciting information, making the legal determinations of the presence of a mental illness and dangerousness, and properly implementing the decision to initiate the involuntary commitment process.
Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration
- Civil Commitment and Guardianship
- Civil Commitment
Who should attend
Public Officials - Courts and Judicial Administration Roles Magistrates