Session Track

Maximizing the Juvenile Court System for Young Children

Session Time

June 27

An effective Prehearing Conference is the pathway to an effective Protective Custody Hearing. Gain a nuts and bolts understanding of the elements of both from the National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges’ best practice document, Resource Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Abuse & Neglect Cases. Participants will gain an understanding of how early childhood best practices can be utilized at the beginning of the case to ensure that all child welfare decisions are made through the lens of attachment. Finally, learn how "frontloading" reasonable efforts services for little ones and their parents affects permanency.