This training is intended to provide an overview of dependency court to attorneys who have volunteered to represent children in dependency proceedings.
This publication of the Center for the Study of Social Policy examines numerous aspects of the use of class action litigation to achieve systemic reform of child welfare systems of care.
This handbook helps youth understand what actions can get you in trouble with the law. It identifies the acts for which minors are often charged, illustrates the behavior that can result in arrest, and highlights the consequences of arrest and adjudication. This is a publication of the University of Florida Levin College of Law Center on Children and Families, March 2009, revised September 2010.
The mission of the Center on Children and Families is to promote the highest quality of advocacy, teaching and scholarship in the areas of child & family law and policy.
This report quantifies the foster care bias in juvenile detention decisions, and shows that a relatively simple intervention can eliminate it for juveniles facing low-level offenses and with no prior records. Produced by the Vera Institute of Justice, New York City Administration for Children’s Services. (June 2001)
This document contains FCF’s recommendations concerning key components of the charge to the Children and Youth Cabinet, including interagency coordination, preparing a children’s budget, and preparing child impact statements. Provided to the members of the Children and Youth Cabinet at their inaugural meeting on October 7, 2007 by FCF Executive Director Andrea Moore.