Quality legal representation of parents in child welfare proceedings has many benefits to families and the potential to reduce the need for foster care.
Research highlights how quality legal representation for parents can improve permanency for children and reduce time in foster care.
Team-based parent legal representation reunifies children with their birth family earlier and in higher numbers.
This document provides information on which jurisdictions are operating under a consent decree, which are pending, and which have exited.
Parental rights restoration is an option for some youth when parents have addressed the issues that led to the termination of their rights.
Learn from the collective experiences of child welfare agencies that have exited or are currently under consent decrees.
Dr. Bell brings more than 35 years of experience in human services and child welfare to the National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association.
This study provides further indication of the need for judicial leadership in instituting high-quality hearing practice to improve outcomes for youth.
Casey Family Programs has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Casey Family Programs Executive Vice President David Sanders speaks at the Third National Judicial Leadership Summit in Austin, Texas.