The Dependency Process
Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking: Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response
Certified Child Welfare Law Specialists – A First for Arizona
Fourteen Arizona attorneys were recently certified as Child Welfare Law Specialists. Offered by the National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) and recognized by the State Bar of Arizona, this certification acknowledges their significant experience and knowledge of the child welfare process. Court Improvement is proud to support these attorneys as they raise the bar for child welfare representation!
- Practical Guidance for the Juvenile Dependency Process Related to Parents Detained by ICE
Immigrant parents and their children involved in both child welfare and immigration proceedings are subject to timelines and requirements imposed by separate and sometimes disparate systems. This guidance document is provided to help practitioners better assist parents who are detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It is intended to promote expedited and enhanced communication between parents detained by ICE and their CPS team, juvenile court personnel, and their children in foster care.