Advocating for Very Young Children in Dependency Proceedings

The ABA Center on Children and the Law's Health of Court-Involved Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers project is pleased to announce the release of its newest Practice & Policy Brief -- Advocating for Very Young Children in Dependency Proceedings: The Hallmarks of Effective, Ethical Representation by Candice Maze, JD. Advocating for Very Young Children in Dependency Proceedings: The Hallmarks of Effective, Ethical Representation explains how attorneys representing very young children can profoundly influence the health, development, and well-being of their clients through their advocacy. The brief sets out four hallmarks of advocacy to enhance effectiveness of representation and strengthen an attorney's ability to handle ethical dilemmas. The Brief is available online: http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/PublicDocuments/ethicalrep_final_10_10.authcheckdam.pdf. . Hard copies are also available at no charge: please contact Charles Teague (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with your shipping address if you would like to receive a paper copy or a bulk order for training purposes.

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