The Center maintains the following listservs to foster conversations about specialized topics of interest to the field. Descriptions and instructions for joining appear below.

Parent Representation

Provides parent attorneys across the country with a forum to share ideas on cases, tools, and strategies to improve practice. Members share challenges and successes.

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Foster Care & Education

A forum to discuss and exchange information on improving educational opportunities and outcomes for youth in foster care, homeless youth, and others, nationally and within states.

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Legal Impact Network for Kin

Helps attorneys and judges handle relative and kin caregiver issues in child welfare cases. Closed group but actively recruiting new members. 

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Child Abuse & Neglect Litigation

Helps attorneys and judges handle litigation in civil and criminal child abuse and neglect cases. Shares legal precedents, tactical concerns, and strategies. Attorneys and judges ONLY.

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Court Improvement

Focuses on improving court processes in child abuse and neglect and related proceedings. Supports the national Court Improvement Program, funded by the Children's Bureau.

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