...researchers have a timely opportunity to delve more deeply into how advocates are chosen, the exact parameters and roles of this position and the best assessment tools to be used. It is essential for social scientists to help bring to light whether or not children’s advocate offices are providing impartial investigations of child welfare systems as they are intended and in ways that best serve the unique needs of each state. (from Conclusion)
Pollack, Daniel and Bialeck, Michaelle. (September 21, 2020). Qualifications, selection process, tasks of state children’s advocates vary.[Opinion]. Youth Today.
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