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Police review boards, not just police officers, need training in youth trauma.
(NY: The Crime Report. The Center on Media Crime and Justice at John Jay College, 2020-07-08)
Defining chronic substance in the context of terminating parental rights.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-08-03)
The persistent use of drugs and alcohol can lead to many health and mental health impairments. In particular, the incidence of co-occurring chronic substance abuse and child abuse/neglect and its effects on the ability to ...
Unfit to parent: American and Jewish legal perspectives.
(Touro College Fuchsberg Law Center, 2020-06)
When do parents become unfit to parent their children? Broadly speaking, parental unfitness may be determined by considering such factors as a parent’s conduct and capacity to provide for their child’s needs. Parents who ...
Rethinking educational neglect
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-05-13)
The means used to provide education to most children from preschool through high school has been transformed, practically overnight. The children are vital players in the unanticipated and speedy transition to mandatory ...
Social Workers Have a Role in Curbing Sexual Grooming in Schools
(Oxford University Press, 2020-04-15)
Dealing With Pro Se Adversaries in Family Law Matters.
(ALM Media, 2020-04-15)
In this Family Law column, Toby Kleinman and Daniel Pollack discusses challenges that arise in cases with a pro se litigant, writing: Caution should be used by counsel when dealing with a pro se litigant. Pro se litigants ...
Managing settlement awards for victims of sexual abuse.
(Washtenaw County Bar Association, 2020-05)
Victims of sexual abuse are litigating. Among the most prominent defendants are schools, medical professionals, entertainment industry tycoons, politicians, coaches, and clergy. Often, if the case ...
Termination of parental rights in New York: Why such a variation by county?
(Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2020-07-27)
Termination of parental rights (“TPR”) ends the parent–child relationship though a process governed by state law. As a recent analysis of federal data revealed, TPR rates vary widely by state. In West Virginia, the TPR ...
Rural child social workers offer pandemic perspective.
(National Rural Health Association (NRHA), 2020-07-23)
The allure of being a child social worker in a rural area is strong. Social workers who decide to work in smaller communities may forgo an abundance of resources to support families, but they gain slower-paced, socially ...
In peer-on-peer child sexual abuse, states differ on who’s a peer.
(GA: Kennesaw State University, 2020-07-29)
The phrase “peer on peer child sexual abuse” is well known. It implies an exploitative sexual relationship of one minor by another. But who is a “peer”? From the Latin word par the term infers equality. A dictionary ...