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Family lawyers: You can be friendly with colleagues while fiercely representing your clients
Family lawyers: You can be friendly with colleagues while fiercely representing your clients.
Where is the scholarly literature regarding foster children and religion?
(Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers (NASW), 2020-11-03)
This article questions the scarcity of scholarly literature regarding children in foster care and religion as a single combined endeavor of research. A literature review of academic and scholarly databases in psychology, ...
What constitutes malpractice by a child welfare attorney?
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-05-24)
The legal landscape and complex challenges facing today’s child welfare attorney are daunting. Simply because children are involved, difficult legal situations demand the guidance of a highly qualified attorney.
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)
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 ...
Odysseus were a child welfare department director.
(American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 2021-03)
Homer’s Odyssey describes Odysseus’s ten-year return journey back to his home on the island of Ithaca. Looking forward over the next ten years, professional child welfare directors face a similar daunting task. The ...
Shining a light on child welfare agency negligence
(AAJ: American Association for Justice, 2022-08)
Holding a government social welfare agency accountable after a child is harmed is an arduous undertaking.These cases present unique obstacles from day one.
Medicating foster children: The attorney’s role
Founder and President Emerita of the Children’s Defense Fund Marian Wright Edelman writes: “On any given day nearly one in four children in foster care is taking at least one psychotropic medication—more than four times ...
Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences with incarcerated parents
(American Correctional Association (ACA), 2022-03)
Educators and policy-makers concur that promoting the active involvement of parents in their child’s education is essential. Toward that end, correctional officials should encourage parents to become involved in decision-making ...
Incest inevitably involves sexual grooming: Implications for attorneys
A recent Connecticut case, State v. Hector M., (Superior Court of Connecticut, Judicial District of Waterbury, Decided November 25, 2022, Filed UWY-CR10-0390108-T), demonstrates the rare but graphic and insidious nature ...