Immigration Considerations in Tennessee Child Welfare Pre-Training Quiz

Edith Johnson, Esq.
Program Coordinator of Immigration Services, Catholic Charities of East Tennessee
Chay Sengkhounmany, Esq., Lead Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee
Sandra Gibbs, Esq. Private Attorney, Juvenile Immigration Practice
Casey Bryant, Esq. Executive Director, Advocates for Immigrant Rights

This CLE provides a basic overview of immigration law and the options available to immigrant children, particularly Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). The presenters will discuss cultural, linguistic, legal barriers and ethical considerations for working with mixed status families, as well as provide nuts-and-bolts guidance for SIJS, how to draft SIJS-compliant orders and how to file a SIJS petition with the immigration agency. 

CLE: This course has been approved for 3.75 hours of CLE Credit - 2.5 dual hours and 1.25 general hours.

  • The approved CLE for this training includes an additional 15 minutes (.25 credit hour) to include time to complete the Pre-Training Quiz and Survey, and Post-Training Quiz, CLE Request and Training Evaluation. Kindly take your time to offer thoughtful responses to the questions.
  • Partial credit is not given for distance learning courses.
  • You may only receive CLE credit for the completion of on-demand distance learning courses one time, regardless of which calendar year the course was completed.
  • On-Demand Training sessions must have interactive components accredited for actual time spent to obtain CLE Credit Hours. Therefor you must complete the training questions. Your responses to the quiz questions are reviewed for data purposes only.  

To continue, please complete the Pre-Training Quiz and click "Continue to Training" at the bottom of the page. You will be directed to the video presentation and training materials. Should you have any issues accessing the training material page, please email



CLE credit for On Demand Distance Learning courses is based on both content and time spent viewing the course. In order to receive CLE credit for the course, I understand I must complete and submit the Pre-Training Quiz and Survey, view the course in its entirety, and complete the Post-Training Quiz and Evaluation. Partial CLE credit will not be submitted. Please initial below to acknowledge the viewing requirement.