Interviewing children with disabilities in child abuse and neglect cases requires a different approach. Child advocates in Bennington, VT have revamped their appraoch to identifying and communicating with children with disabilities, with positive results.
This article helps attorneys and judicial officers understand the proper role of psychotropic medications for children in foster care and provides a practical framework for decision making.
Inspired by the results of an evaluation of parent attorney performance, a Michigan judge has started a project to help turn things around. Key project elements are outlined as well as expected project benefits.
Black juvenile offenders are viewed as more like adult offenders in their culpability than White juvenile offenders, according to a new study. The study also found Black juveniles face harsher sentencing because of this perception.
Differences in rural vs. urban substance abuse treatment admissions help shape best practices.