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"Failure to Train" lawsuits against Departments of Human Services.
(American Bar Association, 2013-11)
Of the legal theories pursued against state departments of human services and their child welfare agencies,1 “failure to train” theories are often pled but rarely prevail. The theory is often raised in boilerplate ...
Meeting the Challenge of Child Maltreatment in Rural Areas.
(American Bar Association, 2015-03)
Data shows child maltreatment reports are higher in rural than urban areas. This suggests rural practitioners may be more likely to encounter children who are victims of maltreatment. This is true regardless of ...
The Growing Use of State Child Welfare Report Cards: What Attorneys Should Know.
(American Bar Association, 2017-09)
State child welfare agencies are facing increasing accountability of their performance. Private foundations and other organizations have issued report cards on the well-being of a state’s children and its children’s services. ...