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Trauma: What Child Welfare Attorneys Should Know

Each year, over 45 million children in the United States are affected by violence, crime, abuse, or psychological trauma.1 Trauma exposure can significantly interfere with the way children’s brains assess threat, which in turn can affect how they respond to stress. The negative impact of trauma exposure is particularly relevant for children and families in […]

Engaging Youth in Court: A National Analysis 2015

View Engaging Youth in Court: A National Analysis 2015.

Guardian ad Litem Program Standards

Guardian ad Litem Team and Friends: Since the new normalcy law is effective today, I want you to have our new GAL Standard on the new law. We will work with the caregivers and providers to assist in its implementation. It’s been great working so closely with all of you to ensure that “Let Kids […]


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