Rise Magazine: January 2015 Web Exclusive

Rise Magazine is written by and for parents involved in the child welfare system. Its mission is to help parents advocate for themselves and their children. The January 2015 Web Exclusive includes the following articles:

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A Comprehensive Approach to Serving as Juvenile Court GAL

REGISTRATION OPEN
Various Locations 

This statewide training seminar is geared toward attorneys who serve as Juvenile Court Guardian Ad Litems.

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Georgia Child Welfare Reform Council Recommendations

The Georgia Child Welfare Reform Council released their final report to Governor Deal today.
Click here to view/download the recommendations.

 

All the meetings and discussions have been videotaped and are/have been available to the public through their website at
https://gov.georgia.gov/child-welfare-reform-council

The Fundamentals of Representing Teen Dating Violence Victims

February 12, 2015


Washington, DC 

This interactive, day-long training will focus on the nuances of teen dating violence, and provide litigation skills training for practicing attorneys that will enable them to more effectively, ethically, and holistically represent victims of teen dating violence in civil litigation.

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States Start to Crack Down on Parents ‘Re-Homing’ Their Adopted Kids

This article originally appeared in the December 2014 issue of the ABA Journal with this headline: “Far From Home: States begin to crack down on parents ‘re-homing’ their adopted kids.”

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Representing Parents in Juvenile Court: It’s New for Everyone

February 5, 2015
10:00 amto3:30 pm

REGISTRATION OPEN
Hall County Government Center


This seminar will serve as a cost-effective refresher training for seasoned attorneys needing to meet the March 31, 2015 deadline for annual CLEs, as well as provide a foundation for new attorneys entering the practice.

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