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How to Handle a Child Abuse Case - Volunteer Training Workshop

Wednesday October 26
2016

  • By: Support Center for Child Advocates
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    The CLE Conference Center
    Wanamaker Bldg., 10th FL, Ste. 1010
    Juniper Street Entrance
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Contact:
    Jodi Schatz
    Support Center for Child Advocates
    2675469228
  • Website: sccalaw.org

Become a Support Center for Child Advocates (Child Advocates) Volunteer Attorney.
Join us for this volunteer workshop and learn from dedicated experts in the field of child advocacy about how you can make a difference in the lives of child victims. Child Advocates Volunteer Attorneys are teamed with Child Advocates staff social workers to provide legal representation and social service advocacy to abused and neglected children in Philadelphia County.

Join us for this volunteer workshop and hear dedicated experts in the field of child advocacy explain how you can make a difference in the lives of child victims.

Learn the Standards of Practice for lawyers who represent children in abuse and neglect cases, including:
•Juvenile Act and permanency planning
•Criminal prosecutions - emphasizing child in child victim
•Child development and communication
•Achieving permanency: advocacy in and out of court

Hear about the unique issues in child advocacy representation. Topics include:
•Zealous parent advocacy
•Addressing the needs of LGBT youth
•Building relationships with child clients
•Representing children with complex medical needs
•Community umbrella agencies
•Trauma informed advocacy

  • CLE Credit Comments: Pennsylvania CLE. Substantive Credits: 4.50 Ethics Credits: 2.00

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