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NCSC Webcast - How Judges and Attorneys Help Strengthen Families

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NCSC Webcast - How Judges and Attorneys Help Strengthen Families

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

A fantastic opportunity for judges to listen to a group of national experts. This session is good for 5.0 JBE credits. Please let us know if you plan to attend, they would like to acknowledge everyone joining the webcast, then submit a Request for Credit Approval through our online system if you choose to participate. Click here to download instructions on obtaining JBE credit.

 Program Summary

The event will feature eleven succinct talks by nationally recognized child welfare experts all discussing the roles that courts and attorneys play in keeping families healthy, strong, and together.
Host and Partners:
This event is being held by the Children’s Bureau, The National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Courts, and the National Center for State Courts. The American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law, National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and National Association of Counsel for Children will all be participating.
Audience: The child welfare workforce and child welfare leadership writ large, with a particular focus on legal and judicial stakeholders nationally.

Format and Logistics: The talks will be conducted in front of a live audience, live cast for virtual viewers, and recorded. Talks are intended to prompt viewers to think about the work in new or different ways, expose viewers to promising, proven, or innovative approaches, and provide useful practice tips and knowledge. Topics will discuss the roles judges and attorneys play in strengthening families, by:

  • helping reduce the number of unnecessary removals;
  • engaging parents, children and youth;
  • improving case planning and ensuring effective service provision;
  • promoting kinship care;
  • increasing and enhancing family/parenting time; and
  • advancing child and parent well-being

The live cast is available here and will be live the day of the event:  http://www.ncsc.org/ciptalks.