Seen, Heard and Represented
On this week’s episode we discuss action on Capitol Hill around the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a Congressional investigation that so far includes only one state’s child welfare system, and how programs are reviewed for the Family First Act.
Natalece Washington, policy counsel for the National Association of Counsel for Children, to talk about her organization’s campaign to get all 50 states to guarantee legal counsel to all children in foster care.
Natalece joined the National Association of Counsel for Children National after serving as a policy administrator with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services. She has also served as a director of operations for Fulton County CASA and as a senior child advocate attorney at the DeKalb County Child Advocacy Center.
The Impact of Family Support on Child Safety: Right-Sizing CAPTA Funding to Better Protect Children
Senate Considers Legal Counsel Requirements in CAPTA Reauthorization Bill
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to Investigate Georgia Child Welfare
The Human Rights of Foster Children
Foster Children in the Courts
Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse Handbook of Standards and Procedures, Draft Version 2.0
More than a Dozen States Fail to Guarantee Lawyers for Children in CPS Cases, New Report Finds
NACC Counsel for Kids Campaign Website
Seen, Heard, and Represented
Trump Administration Rule Change Could Unleash Hundreds of Millions in Federal Funds to Defend Rights of Parents, Children in Child Protection Cases