This webinar will explore how lawyers can support families to prevent unnecessary Child Protective Services (CPS) and court involvement. Presenters will discuss various models of preventive and pre-petition legal advocacy, highlight case and program examples and talk about ways to fund different models.
- Professor Vivek Sankaran, University of Michigan School of Law, Director of the Child Advocacy Law Clinic
- Professor Melissa Carter, Emory University School of Law, Executive Director of the Barton Child Law and Policy Center
- Jey Rajaraman, Chief Counsel, Family Representation Project, Legal Services of New Jersey