Child Development for the Rule 40 Guardian ad Litem

Presented by Dr. Theodora Pinnock, M.D.
Developmental and Behavorial Pediatrician, Assistant Professor, Meharry Medical College 


This training offers a critical review of normal child development for ages 0-5; ages 6-13; and ages 14-21, how trauma impacts normal development, and the ethical dilemmas Guardian ad Litems face when dealing with a client's disabilities that impact development. 

This course has been approved for a total of 4.0 dual CLE hours. 

Distance Learning courses require that the participant complete the training registration and pretest, view the video presentations in their entireity, and then complete the post test and evaluation.

          *Partial credit is not given for distance learning courses

          *An attorney may take each course only one time for CLE credit.  

Complete the registration form below, answer the pretest questions and click on "SUBMIT".  You will be directed to the video presentations and course materials. 

Should you have any issues with the training, please contact the CIP Administrative Assistant at


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CLE credit for Distance Learning courses is based on both content and time spent viewing the course. In order to receive CLE credit for the course, I must complete and submit the training pre-test, view the course in its entirety, and then complete the training post-test with the CLE submission request. (The CIP can monitor the amount of time spent on viewing the course. Partial CLE credit will not be submitted.)  Please initial below to acknowledge the viewing requirement.

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