Each court-appointed defense attorney shall receive training on mental illness, available mental health services, eligibility criteria and referral processes, and forensic evaluations as required by SDCL 23A-40-21.
Successful completion of this training will satisfy the training requirements established by law. The attorney’s name will be added to the list of certified court-appointed attorneys, maintained by the State Court Administrator’s office.
If you have any questions about this video series, have any issues accessing the videos or completing the test or any other general questions, please contact:
South Dakota State Court Administrator's Office
500 E Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501