Resources

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Books

Evaluations of Legal Representation for Parents

Parent Guides

Parent Know Your Rights Guides

Videos & Webinars

New Jersey Videos

Video links from Legal Services of New Jersey including policy, press, and client stories.

Giving Parents a Voice

This film from Mississippi gives a national perspective on representing parents in the child welfare system.

Articles/Reports

Parent Representation Generally

Advocacy and Reform

Disproportionality

Foster Care Risks

Incarcerated Parents

Nonoffending Parents

Parent Partner Programs

Parent Social Workers

Parent Visitation

Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Reinstatement of Parental Rights

Substance Abuse

Housing and Child Welfare: Litigation Strategies and Advocacy Tools for Parents’ Attorneys Webinar

Presented with support of the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare (NCHCW).
Audio | Slides )

Indian Child Welfare Act: What Parents' Attorneys Need to Know

Part 1 - Overview Audio l Slides )

Part 2 - Qualified Expert Witnesses ( Audio l Slides )

Part 3 - Transfers & Motions to Invalidate ( Audio l Slides )